February Loves

Time is passing way too quickly for me to handle, but I’m going to try to stay positive and reflect on all of the joyous moments – or things, really, in this case! On the topic of great February experiences, this past month’s highlights include: delving into my senior seminar research, taking more naps, clearing […]

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Q.U.E.E.N. Makeup Transformation

Hello, friends! Black History Month may be over, but I celebrate my blackness on the daily and today I’m doing so through a combination of music and makeup. Five years ago, Janelle Monae dropped the music video for Q.U.E.E.N., which serves some iconic makeup looks, powerful imagery of black bodies traveling through time, and a […]

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Travel Isn’t Only for White People

Although the numbers have increased, there are still very few African American women travelling internationally. In regards to higher education, only 6% of African Americans study abroad. Whether it is because we get little encouragement from our community to leave the U.S. or experience financial or cultural barriers, this is a very discouraging statistic. Because […]

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It’s Another Miss A Haul!

Can you believe that the only two websites that I’ve ordered from in the past 3 months has been Miss A and Amazon? It’s so wild, that those are the only two beauties that get my love now, but I honestly have little desire to shop anywhere else. While I can’t treat you all to […]

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