Torches, this is part one of two. The other part (BLACK. MEN. MAKE. HISTORY.) in June. “Black women take care of Black women.”– Ashley Yates, writer In the land where … Continue reading BLACK. WOMEN. MAKE. HISTORY.
When I was younger, my Mom always told me never go anywhere alone: there’s strength in numbers. I knew better than to leave my drink alone at a party–years before … Continue reading Black History Needs Black Women. Protect Them. Protect Us.
I started wearing makeup at 15. When I started wearing makeup, there weren’t alot of makeup lines for Black women. The faithful few (worn by my mother) were Flori Roberts … Continue reading When Black Girl Magic Gets Another Mascot: The Artistry Of Pat McGrath
“If the Black woman wasn’t born, she’d have to be invented.” -Nikki Giovanni Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr (birth name for Nikki Giovanni) is 76. With the praise of Maya Angelou, … Continue reading The Enduring Gangsta Of Nikki Giovanni