Book Review: The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson

In this coming of age novel, readers learn about the Carribean-American immigrant experience from the eyes of 16-year-old Dionne and her 10-year-old sister Phaedra. The girls are sent by their mother Avril, who is suffering from depression to spend the summer with their grandmother Hyacinth in Bird Hill, Barbados. Little did the girls know, but […]

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Strive Right’s Healing in Heels Event Recap

Every second of every day, we cover up our pain with a smile, paint on lipstick and call it a day, but when do we address what’s hidden? How do we deal with it? On October 6th, Jessica and I attended an event sponsored by Strive Right, Founder, Tina Brown. The ‘Healing in Heels’ event […]

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“Smooth at Any Phase” with sugaring hair removal

An afternoon at Yellow Moon Wax Studio Smooth jazz, essential oil aromatherapy and good vibes is how I spent my Sunday afternoon with master wax specialist and owner of Yellow Moon Wax Studio, Heather Mitchell. While at the studio, I was offered the best customer service, as Heather made sure I comfortable at all times. […]

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6 Black Women Writers to Celebrate

As a writer, the works of Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, Lucille Clifton, J. California Cooper, Jessica Care Moore and CP Patrick have inspired me immensely. In a society where most school curriculums are whitewashed the works of these Black Women writers are a breath of fresh air. These authors remind me, that I am […]

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