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CutlureCon Was The Black Creative Experience Of A Lifetime

Featured Lifestyle October 14, 2019 0 Comments

There I was, in The Bronx… minding my business and working on a story about Nathalie Emmanuel’s Emmys makeup when an email came through my inbox. In big, bold (all cap) letters read “REGINA KING JOINS CULTURECON” in the subject line. After screeching for a millisecond, I immediately opened the email. It was an invite to CultureCon 2019. What I…

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I Thought Hoop Earrings Made Me Look Ghetto Until I Found Black Joy In Being ghetto

Fashion Featured Lifestyle July 18, 2019 0 Comments

Hoop earrings sound like a weird way to discuss your insecurities, right? At least for me, I thought I was doing myself (and my people) a favor by being a “good” or “ideal” representation of what a Black person in education and/or the workforce should be. I figured hoop earrings had no place in my sense of style. But I’m…

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If You’re Plus size, You’re At LEAST Three Different Sizes

Fashion Featured Lifestyle June 3, 2019 0 Comments

It’s no secret that shopping as a plus size person is difficult. As a community, we’ve aired our grievances and made several complaints regarding size ranges. While some brands have stepped their bussy up (I said what I said), others are still shooting blindly in the dark for designing inclusively. Companies have budgets, I un-der-stand, but plus size sections MATTER…

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