O.G. Carefree Black Girl: Bessie Stringfield

Ever heard of Bessie Stringfield? Now you have! She was an O.G. Floridan Carefree Black Girl who took to the roads of the United States, and eventually the world, with her middle finger to white supremacy and misogyny.

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No Limits: Adventurer Mario Rigby Shares His African Cross-Country Experience

“It’s almost like you have to fight them to not be so nice to you.” Toronto native Mario Rigby spent two years trekking 7456.45 miles across eight African countries by foot and kayak.

Be Intentional With Your Speech: 17 Affirmations To Use In 2017

We all know our words have power and the ability to manifest our own realities, right ? RIGHT! Now, that we are on the same page. I have been noticing many people saying how horrible 2016 has been for them and how they're ready for it to be over. I hate to break it to you … Continue reading Be Intentional With Your Speech: 17 Affirmations To Use In 2017

Indigenous Heroines > Chris Columbus

Cities all over the country are finally denouncing Christopher Columbus Day a.k.a. "That Terrible Guy Who Didn't Really Discover Shit" Day and we love it! But why stop there? Not only should we continue to support the national abolition of "That Terrible Guy Who Didn't Really Discover Shit" Day but we should learn more about ancestors and … Continue reading Indigenous Heroines > Chris Columbus

Migrant Farmworker Women Draw Strength from Each Other to Fight Machismo Culture

Did you know that, according to the Migration Policy Institute, there are 3 million undocumented workers in the state of California alone and that half of them are women, mostly from Central America and Mexico? Did you know that they play a critical role in the U.S. food economy while enduring poverty and abuse? The … Continue reading Migrant Farmworker Women Draw Strength from Each Other to Fight Machismo Culture

17-Year Old Justin Lynch Breaks Barriers In the Swim World

The relationship between water and people of African-descent is a complex one filled with so much trauma but also spirituality and celebration. 17 year old Justin Lynch is tapping into the latter by shattering records and bringing diversity and excellence in the world of competitive swimming. On being a person of color in the sport he said, … Continue reading 17-Year Old Justin Lynch Breaks Barriers In the Swim World

If We Ruled The World: Matriarchal Societies

Ever wonder what it would be like if women ruled the world? You're not the only one! Matriarchal societies do exist. Matriarchy , according to Merriam-Webster,  is "a family, group, or state governed by a woman; or a system of social organization in which descent and inheritance are traced through the female line". These kinds of … Continue reading If We Ruled The World: Matriarchal Societies

I Matter, WE Matter

"I Matter, WE Matter" is an ongoing portrait series by Tampa-based creative Christy Marie. Marie is an experienced event and street style photographer where she has demonstrated a certain flare for saturated, sumptuous color palettes. In stark contrast to her other portraits, ‘I Matter, WE Matter’ is shot in black and white, calling attention to … Continue reading I Matter, WE Matter