156286_10151157723222038_1653861346_n

Holistic Locs: The Pursuit of Beauty

Holistic Locs: The Pursuit of Beauty This past September, I started my loc journey for the second time. The first started back in my senior year of college. I went to a “round the way” salon and started them off with perfectly coiffed coils drenched in black gel, and was told to come back in… Read more »

Latest
  • o-STRESSED-WOMAN-facebook

    Sex Ed: Beyond Birth Control

    My friend and I were recently discussing the sweeping normalization of the infamous Plan B pill. For those who are unaware, it is a “morning after” pill, designed to alter a woman’s cycle to prevent pregnancy after “unprotected” sex and can be taken up to 72 hours after the act. In the past five years,… Read more »

  • beyonce

    Beyoncé as Goddess Oshun

    Originally posted on 1shadysun.com at shady sun, we believe that, whether they are conscious of it or not, the most enduringly successful pop cultural icons enrich their work with the symbolism of an acutely deliberate variety. drawing from the rich [and often intersecting] archetypes of astrology, numerology, mythology, tarot, etc, the themes and motifs of these “stars” seem… Read more »

  • DSC_9729

    Goddess Exchange NOLA: Black Women and Mental Illness

    The Goddess Exchange is a series dedicated to bridging the gaps within the sisterhood of Black women so that we may learn, share, and grow together! Goddess Exchange: NOLA shines light on mental illness in Black Women. On the 5th day of Kwanzaa December 30, 2015 we gathered in the spirit of NIA- Purpose at… Read more »

  • shola

    Shola Adisa-Farrar on the Pursuit of Nappiness

    Shola Adisa-Farrar 30 Paris, France Singer/Actress/ Adventure Seeker & Traveler  In July 2015, I sat down with Shola during my visit to Paris, France. She shared her inspiring story of her brave move to Paris. Shola’s story will encourage you to reach beyond the norms and to live a life with no borders.   I’d love… Read more »

  • massage

    Dear Black Girl In Pursuit of Your Passion!

    When was the last time you felt genuinely happy? The kind of happy that starts from the inner core of your soul, spreads throughout your body and then radiates out your aura, glowing up the world? When was the last time you felt free enough to be un-apologetically you with no fear or hesitation of… Read more »

  • image

    Dear Black Girl in Pursuit of Light

    This is the final week in our series Dear Black Girl. In celebration of #BlackFutureMonth we chose to uplift each other with a series of letters to our younger selves. Sistahs honoring our herstory to light the way for our path.   We all know the stereotype of the Angry Black Woman; a hot head, ready to… Read more »

  • Art work created 03-05-2002 007

    Dear Black Girl in Pursuit of Truth

    We continue our journey to uplift and celebrate the greatness that is #BlackFutureMonth. Dear Black Girl is a series of letters to our younger selves. Sistahs honoring their herstory to light the way for their path. This excerpt is from “Inner Journeys: The Birth of a Poet” by Kathy Morris. A collection of provocative poems chart her… Read more »

  • blackgirlmagic

    Dear Black Girl in Pursuit of Magic

    I began writing this as a letter to myself. My former self. My present self. My future self. I hope it’s able to bring light to someone other than me. Dear Black Girl, Your journey is not an easy one. Many will claim to know your experience, claim to respect it. But only a few… Read more »

  • Black Girl Yoga- Peace?

    Dear Black Girl in Pursuit of Peace

    This month we chose to uplift and celebrate the greatness that is #BlackFutureMonth. Dear Black Girl is a series of letters to our younger selves. Sistahs honoring their herstory to light the way for their path.   Dear Black Girl in Pursuit of Peace, I know that there is a storm raging around you right… Read more »

  • SONY DSC

    Radical Phoenixx on the Pursuit of Nappinss

          Radical Phoenixx South Florida 23 Recording Artist / Entertainer   Background (Do you or your family originate from another country? If so, how has that influenced your work? and/or Where did you grow up and how does that influence your work?): Both my parents are originally from Jamaica. I was born and… Read more »

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On Youtube