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In high school, I took a required world history course. As with most teachers at my high school, the teacher did a phenomenal job with the course material. How we packed history of people all over the world into nine months of class is still a mystery to me, but I left that class feeling [...]

https://www.instagram.com/p/_nGUcwIsGU/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Yesterday, I was getting ready to pick my son up from school. I turned on the TV and some celebrity new program was playing. I don’t remember or care to try to remember which one it was, but predictably, they were talking about the birth of Meghan Markle’s baby with Prince Harry. They showed [...]

I cannot remember how old I was the first time I heard “40 acres and a mule.” When experiences or expressions are so common in our lives, we often don’t remember ever not knowing them. My current memory tells me that I’ve know the phrase and what it meant for the vast majority of my [...]

For years, I walked around with my eyebrows on caterpillar: furry, wild and seemingly creeping across my face. I didn’t start going for manicures and pedicures regularly until I was 20, so part of the reason was I just never realized having your brows arched was a thing. The other part, the more relevant part, [...]

Porsha Williams, Andy Cohen and Nene Leakes on pt 1 of the RHOA reunion I’ve been watching Real Housewives of Atlanta for 11 seasons now. Over the years, as cast members have rotated in and out, gotten divorced, changed wigs, had babies, gotten married and had a number of cosmetic procedures, the one constant on [...]

Getting braids is a rite of passage for Black women. Most of us can remember the excitement of having our hair braided with synthetic hair for the first time. For some of us, we get our first set of cornrows in a cute little style at 7-years-old. Others of us first get box braids for [...]

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