Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: 30 Times Black Women Were Everything

To end Black Women's History Month, here's a list of the thirty times Black women were excellent, everything, fierce, strong, iconic- I can go on. It was hard choosing what to include in only thirty slots and this is in no particular order. Black women have been doing the damn thing for centuries. I could've … Continue reading Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: 30 Times Black Women Were Everything

Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: Black Women who embody “Carefree Black Girl”

Another post in celebration of Black Women's History Month.  The carefree Black girl movement has inspired me as a Black woman to love the many parts of myself. Black women are always viewed as one-dimensional characters. They are almost always negative stereotypes. The sapphire, the Jezebel, the mammy, etc. We are expected to be perfect … Continue reading Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: Black Women who embody “Carefree Black Girl”

What Janelle Monáe means to Me

Janelle Monáe is an inspiration for me. From her defiant lyrics to her thought-provoking style, I love Janelle Monáe. Since the beginning of her career, Janelle has been all about being unapologetic. She is unapologetically queer, unapologetically feminist, and unapologetically carefree. Janelle is a multi-talented artist. Everything about Janelle inspires me.  I started listening to … Continue reading What Janelle Monáe means to Me