Black Coffee No Sugar No Cream

August 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Photo by @MarlonHamilton_ It would be easy for me to write a piece listing all the odds stacked against women; and more specifically, Black women. Whether viewed through a lens of race, gender, class, sexuality, femininity, fertility and so on, there are countless disadvantages that have the potential to make our accomplishments more difficult...
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"Supporting Her"

December 21, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I started this project after having a conversation with a close female friend about women not feeling supported by men in their communities. I didn't know this was still a thing because in my family & circle of friends we all are supportive to one another no matter which demographics we belong to. So w e wanted to do something to support woman and...
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"Skin Deep"

September 23, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
As I sat down to write this one word came to mind, and that was SKIN. As women we struggle most of the time trying to be comfortable in our own skin. With the presence of social media it makes it so hard for us as women to do so. Why do we compare ourselves to girls who are clearly using photoshop? I’m guilty of comparing myself more then I’d like...
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"Reflection"

September 13, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I stare at my reflection in the mirror and ask myself who is this woman looking back at me? I ask this on a daily. So different from who I was 9 months ago. She looks like me, but so very different, About 120 lbs different. All my life, I've always heard "you have such a pretty face for a fat girl". What the hell does that mean anyway?! How abou...
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"Becoming that Star"

September 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"I live life one day at a time because time is promised to no one. I follow this thing called my dreams I want it as bad as I want air to breath I promised myself I would never give up like my mother never gave up on me and become the Star that I was born to be. I just have to grind hard enough and hope my mother is watching down on me and tha...
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