WOMEN TO WATCH: THE WRITER, SERENA MALCOLM

For some people, writing is just something to do – for others, it is a way of life. Today’s Woman to Watch hails from London, England. She is a creative writer and author who is passionate about generating healthy dialogue around the plight of the international black community.Please introduce yourself…...more

WOMEN TO WATCH: OPERA MEETS HIP-HOP, ASHA LINDSEY

Sankofa, a word meaning “reach back and get it”, also translated as “return and fetch it” in Ghana’s Akan language, is a perfect word to summarize this woman’s professional life choices.  Using her God-given talent and understanding that music is her ministry, today’s Woman to Watch is defining history through the arts!...more

WOMEN TO WATCH: THE RESEARCHER, DR. LUISEL RICKS-SANTI

I’m sure you’ll agree, I look forward to the day when we can safely say that cancer doesn’t stand a chance. The day when we no longer have to worry about hearing that a loved one has received that dreadful diagnosis, or if they do, the day when we no longer have to fear that this diagnosis is the beginning of the end....more

The Great Hair Debate Pt 3: The Hair Diaries

Why do we choose to go the route that we do with our hair ladies?  For Monica from LA, it’s economic feasibility. Monica tells us that she’s natural at the moment because “water and oil are cheap and easy to find.” Then, there’s Reshawn from VA who maintains that her processed hair is more manageable, “it cuts my time from 3 hours down to one and a half hours to do my hair,” she says. These are just two examples, but it definitely doesn’t stop there.  Check out what other women have to say about their hair stories....more

Things I Hope to Teach My Daughter

Let's Get Physical

Maintaining good physical and mental health are very important for all women.  We balance so much in our everyday lives, particularly those of us that are mothers....more

Regarding Trayvon

As a mother, community member, concerned citizen, and person in America, it is impossible to escape the numbing feeling of sadness that comes over me when I think of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman situation. Like so many others, I cannot help but to feel that justice was not truly served....more

Our 2013 Summertime Bucket List!

The last few days of Spring were rough.  I have no idea why it seems that things were insane all around me.  However, I am more than happy to move on to summer; it’s my favorite season anyway....more