I was looking for a quote about productivity, since we have been quite busy producing and living and working. However, all the most "famous" quotes are from white males and it just feels like they have it easier than everyone else. You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to …
As Jenina mentioned back in February, we have been working for almost six months crafting our line of bath and body care products to bring them to you. We have slathered our bodies in butters and balms and our skin has never been happier. This weekend was a great one to share our products with …
I've seen this shared a lot and thought I may as well share my thoughts with everyone. There is plenty of space to do a more thorough analysis of the importance of Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable but, these are just some facts of the matter. The Cosby Show originally aired from 1984 to 1992. Aside from …
Brown Girls are born into the world expected to give care. In some cases we are taught to mother before we are ever mothered ourselves. Sometimes we mother ourselves. Strong Brown Girls are seen as warriors before they are seen as human, before we walk or talk, we are fierce, pretty things. We are pushed …
I don’t downplay what she’s been through
That trip to the arena
Friends murdered right in front of her
Their blood spilled
No one asked for this.
But I’ll tell you
I’ve been in my own arena
Created by the Gamemakers
Crafted to be unwinable
Every single day I
Had babies in this arena and
Hold tight to them
One tied to my back
The other periodically begging me
Mommy, you’re hurting my hand. I
Only mean to hold him close and
Make sure he can’t slip away.
As we maneuver this landscape
Full of traps and spies
Ears planted, listening
And camera’s eyes.
What the fuck are we even fighting
When only one is meant to win this game
And that one
Is not me.
Your Katniss has arrived.
Not from District 12, but your girl is here.
She did not ask for the…
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*Contains Black Panther spoilers* My women Are glue Are courage Are fire. I get shit done. I start the uncomfortable conversations. I help move heavy things. I cook the food, rally troops and make a way. I make the plans, coordinate calendars, check in on folk and make sure that people are okay. I am …
We are very excited to be introducing something new for our fans and followers... The Brown Girls have been thinking about self care and the wisdom of remaining buttered and unbothered in 2018. All the negative tension in life can weigh on us. For Brown girls and non-men, especially, the world is a scary …