let me introduce you to your beauty

we live in a world obsessed with beauty. for women, our self-worth can easily become wrapped in our ratings on the beauty scale. it affects our social status, career advancement, financial security, and even perceived intelligence. that bit about beauty being in the eyes of the beholder is a fallacy women of color are forced …

we were moving mountains long before we thought we could

this past weekend my hiking group, black people hike (bph) hit the tiger mountain west trail for what we thought would be a 5 mile hike round trip. turns out the high point trail (which doesn’t go all the way to the top) is 5 miles. the west trail is actually 4.4 miles one way. …

top 4 celebs who could be my bff

have you ever had a moment when you were fangirling like crazy and realized, “we could totally be bffs?” i can’t lie. i have that moment frequently with four celebrities. everything about them — based on my lowkey stalker knowledge — validates the awesomeness of our fictional, would-be fabulous friendship. i might not ever meet …