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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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Cantina Is The Outdoor Indoor Hangout For Fall

Featured Lifestyle November 20, 2018 0 Comments

I get it, it’s cuffing season… And Summer is way over, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up the Summer fun because the temperature’s changed. If you find yourself craving the outdoor setting that’s typically been restricted to sunnier skies, there are still plenty of hangout spots to get your drink on without freezing your butt off— and…

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This Minimalist “Saved By The Bell” Inspired Ice Cream Shop Is In The Bronx

Featured Lifestyle November 11, 2018 0 Comments
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Every workplace I’ve ever worked in… has always asked the question “where are you from?” Which is hard for me to answer because there have been a couple of places. But The Bronx was my growth spurt place. There’s always a negative connotation of The Bronx, but I always think “ya’ll got it oh so wrong, but that’s okay! Sleep on…

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