Black-owned Beauty Brands This Mom Can Afford

Having been a journalist for many years, I’ve covered story after story about companies profiting off of black people but also discriminating against them. Sometimes, I’ve felt hurt, other times outraged, and still too often, numb, and growing to expect ill-treatment. I would love to say that as a result, I make sure not to …

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Surviving a pregnancy scare with a baby

I’m 30-years-old. That means for more than half of my life pregnancy was something to avoid.

My mom told me so. Preachers echoed that sentiment, and I won’t even mention the movies and TV shows, which tended to treat teen pregnancy like heroin addiction.

Op-ed: Shame on extorters, not Whoopi or Bella Thorne

Model Bella Thorne recently posted nude photos of herself on social media after she said someone tried to extort her with them. The incident made her a topic of discussion on The View, and she wasn’t exactly happy with Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg’s take on the issue.