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I'm just a Black Aquarius Queen from NYC who loves to write. I'm the sis you have never met, but I just want to share positive energy through my work!
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Money & Career
Oladotun Idowu Is Giving Young Black Professionals a Space to Find Mentorship
As a full-time employee at Twitter in internal events, the CEO of her own company Sisters in Media, and an alum of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Oladotun Idowu has proven herself a positive and unstoppable force to be reckoned with.
Love & Sex
How Shan Boodram, a Black Sexologist, Is Changing the Narrative Around Sex For Young Women
Shan Boodram is a Black woman sexologist, author, and new mom who has become many people's go-to guru for all things intimacy, including mine.
From Legendary Black Athletes to Rising Stars, Here Are 10 Moments in Sports That Brought Us Joy
Black History Month is as good a time as any to highlight the achievements of Black athletes, and inspire the next generation to dream even bigger.
Goddess Bath Rituals Are My Ultimate Form of Self-Care — Here's How They Helped Me Manifest My Goals
In the middle of 2020, which was also finals week for most of my fellow college students, everyone I knew was really feeling the weight of the pandemic, including me.
I Suffer From Racial Trauma, and If You're a BIPOC, You Probably Do, Too
Social media has completely transformed the way we communicate with one another, and that includes how we share information about the injustices that happen in our society.
These Black-Eyed Peas Are So Good, You'll Promote Them From a Side Dish to the Main Dish
Black-eyed peas are a soul-food staple.
Your Cat Definitely Knows His Name — So He Is, in Fact, Ignoring You
As a cat lover, I'm obviously quick to say that cats are some of the smartest (and cutest) animals out of the bunch.
Before You See Alycia Pascual-Peña on the Saved by the Bell Reboot, Here's What to Know
Alycia Pascual-Peña, poised to appear as Aisha in the Saved by the Bell reboot, is already a fierce force on the young Hollywood scene.
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