Portraits from the Past: Native American Teen Girls from the 19th & 20th Century

“A lot of people think that us women are not leaders, but we are the heart of the nation, we are the center of our home, and it is us who decide how it will be.”                                       … Continue reading Portraits from the Past: Native American Teen Girls from the 19th & 20th Century

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Have You Heard?: Chargaux

We have a very diverse taste in music, so you can imagine our joy after discovering Chargaux. This Brooklyn based duo is ear-candy to the extreme fusing hip-hop, classical, Indian traditional, and so much more in melodious mind-blowing waves. They have written for major artists like Kendrick Lamar, School Boy Q and J Cole. We're so inspired by … Continue reading Have You Heard?: Chargaux

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc. Creates Haven in Philly

Arielle Johnson has finally made her dreams a reality. Last year she opened the doors of Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse Inc., a safe haven welcoming people of color in love with community events, coffee and comic books in the City of Brotherly Love. Spaces and narratives in the comic world are often dominated by white … Continue reading Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc. Creates Haven in Philly

Have You Heard?: Ishishcha

If you're into chill yet trippy experimental music you will love "Na", Peruvian artist Ishishcha's latest 6-track album sung in Quecha. Quecha is a native language of the Andean peoples of South America and the dominate language spoken through the Incan empire. This album is definitely out of the ordinary and is sure to keep your ear drums … Continue reading Have You Heard?: Ishishcha

22 Activities To Help Lift Your Vibrations

We all go through it. ALL of us. It is important to process our emotions. However it is also just as important to try our best not dwell in our own sadness, anger, etc.  Here are some activities that can help lift your vibrations when you're feeling less than great.  Listen to your favorite album Read a book … Continue reading 22 Activities To Help Lift Your Vibrations

Homophobia Doesn’t Look Good On You

Women express their friendships and genuine LOVE for each other in so many ways. Hmm..... but WHY oh WHY when black men actually let go and become themselves homophobia comes into play. I wrote this in response to the recent Fader magazine cover of Rae Sremmurd and the comments concerning their sexuality. Now, if my magical … Continue reading Homophobia Doesn’t Look Good On You

Representation For Black Boys Matters Too

Many people don't realize that toys are one of the earliest ways we are trained in gender stereotypes. This is a conversation that's especially heard when discussing feminism and girls, but what about Black boys? Jennifer Pierre found herself asking this same question and decided to answer it by creating Melanites, a line of dolls for … Continue reading Representation For Black Boys Matters Too

This video shows some of the history behind the hijab, which is starting to become a fashion trend after being spotted as an accessory on high-end designer runways. MuslimGirl, a site working to break stereotypes and normalize Muslim voices, says the hijab has been a symbol of autonomy, control, and defiance for Muslim women. "We made … Continue reading

Waiting For A Ring, But Not The Kind You Think

Did you know that boxing is actually banned for women in Cuba? Women in the island nation are encouraged to participate in all other sports including wrestling, Judo, weight-lifting, and Tae Kwon Do, but not boxing. Well, meet Namibia Flores Rodriguez, the only known female boxer in Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. Read More...   … Continue reading Waiting For A Ring, But Not The Kind You Think