A Spring Surprise! An UPDATE for our NUDE SHOE LIST!

I had a little time in between meetings over the weekend so I stopped in our favorite store, Nordstrom, and perused the shoe section. It’s spring and I figured that I would take a look at some of the in-between offerings that have been put out to tide us all over ’til the best seasonContinue reading “A Spring Surprise! An UPDATE for our NUDE SHOE LIST!”

Common Core Standards and Black History Month: A Thematic Guide to Black History in Literature and Informational Texts for Middle School Educators

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On Critical Race Theory

A few weeks ago the Alabama State Board of Education, permanently banned Critical Race Theory in public schools. I saw the news on Twitter and laughed because I was so blown away by the audacity of it all. As someone who minored in African American studies, this ongoing debate on Critical Race Theory, its mettle,Continue reading “On Critical Race Theory”

The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST

As time soldiers on, and we continue to normalize this Pandemic, I have noticed that people are less and less likely to cut themselves some slack for surviving through the hardest period of time in human existence. I know what you are thinking: Oh my gosh. It’s over. We are moving on, and living, andContinue reading “The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST”

Time after Time – Cultural Appropriation in Fashion: A Running List

This is my own personal, running list of cultural appropriation that I have come across in my consumption of the fashion industry. Some of them are from designers we all know and love and some of them are not but… if it is cultural appropriation, no matter how egregious, I will post. I may orContinue reading “Time after Time – Cultural Appropriation in Fashion: A Running List”

You Deserve Some Applause!

I just want to go off script for a bit and say that I have now been writing in/on this website for a little over a year now and it makes me so happy I don’t know what to do! Ever since I was little I have wanted my own space to share my musingsContinue reading “You Deserve Some Applause!”

I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops

Now, y’all know that I usually write my own posts or articles because that’s what I love to do. Recently, I was looking to purchase some plants to make me happy and continue my quest to live as one with nature without having to endure being outside all the time. So, I went online andContinue reading “I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops”

Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present

All hail the baddest and most regal bitch on the planet. May we forever find ourselves in her good graces. Photo via Vogue.com How am I a fan of Pyer Moss? Let me count the ways. From its insistence on embracing Blackness, “heritage, and activism”; to founder and designer Kerbito Jean-Raymond’s dedication to authentic clothing,Continue reading “Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present”