Book Review Sassafrass Cypress & Indigo by Ntozake Shange

 The tale of Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo by Ntozake Shange features a day- in-the-life account of three southern sisters as they each approach defining moments in their lives. We begin the novel with the youngest, Indigo, who is very connected to her ancestors and the slaves that “were ourselves.” She believes in the power black […]

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Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Inspires Women to Love Who they are Naturally

On Saturday, April 16th, the stage at Midlands Technical College welcomed the contestants of the 3rd Annual Miss Naturally Crowned Hair Pageant. The 9 beautiful contestants impressed the judges with their introduction, career wear and formal wear. In the end, Monae Bispham, Claflin University Alum took the crown, with 1st runner-up Erika Owens, and 2nd […]

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Meet the Contestants of the 2016 Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Natural Hair Pageant

Saturday April 2, 2016, The trailblazing ladies behind the pageant Jessica Boyd and Maureen Ochola hosted a Meet and Greet for the 2016 Contestants of Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina, South Carolina’s First Natural Hair Beauty Pageant. At a cute eye-wear shop, Frame of Mind, located in West Columbia, South Carolina, Fans of the pageant were […]

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Afternoon Tea with CW4CE

 Local Columbia organization, Carolina Women for Change & Empowerment hosted their first annual Ladies Tea on Saturday September 6, 2014. The afternoon tea, was a lesson in etiquette for many of the guests in attendance. Guest speaker Kea Tyson, originally from London, England, explained the history of Tea and the concept behind “The Afternoon Tea”. The hat […]

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An Evening With Queens

 Columbia’s newest women organization is a little group appropriately named The Manifestation of a Modern Day Queen. The royal group celebrated their second event, a social soiree, “Where Queens meet Queens, Saturday July 19th at 6:00 pm. The evening began with a wonderful dinner provided the catering services of Bubbles & Bottles event services. The delicious […]

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