Analysis: If You Ain’t Got Haters, You Ain’t Poppin’
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Analysis: If You Ain’t Got Haters, You Ain’t Poppin’

The other day I was listening to The Breakfast Club and Angela Yee made the comment “If you ain’t got haters, you ain’t poppin’.” At first, I resonated with the statement with shouts of praise and…

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How Much is ‘Too Much’: The Second Job Edition
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How Much is ‘Too Much’: The Second Job Edition

Recently I put in my two weeks’ notice for my part-time job. After about three years, I’m finally hanging up my hostess shoes and leaving the restaurant industry. No big deal right? Sort of. It…

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Why I Plan to Keep My Name
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Why I Plan to Keep My Name

I’ve never been quite sure how marriage would fit into my life’s story. Do I want it to? I’d be lying if I said no or tried to play it off like I don’t care…

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That Rihanna Reign Just won’t Let Up
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That Rihanna Reign Just won’t Let Up

We’re only five months into 2018 and one name is circulating that just won’t stop, RIHANNA. Our favorite bad gyal is dominating the headlines and the #RihannaReign won’t let up. With the launch of Fenty…

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Unbought and Unbossed: Shirley Chisholm’s Legacy Lives on Through Millennial Woman’s Efforts
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Unbought and Unbossed: Shirley Chisholm’s Legacy Lives on Through Millennial Woman’s Efforts

Representative Shirley Chisholm is a legend and because of one millennial woman, the “unbought and unbossed” Congresswoman will be receiving her just due. During March, news circulated that political powerhouses Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and…

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Rose McGowan and the Gatekeepers of Women’s Safety
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Rose McGowan and the Gatekeepers of Women’s Safety

A few weeks ago, I watched one of the most disturbing videos I’ve ever seen on the internet (and that is saying something.) It featured a woman named Rose McGowan. To provide some context: After…

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The Crisis of Superficial Friendship
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The Crisis of Superficial Friendship

How many of us are real friendsTo real friends, ’til the reel end‘Til the wheels fall off, ’til the wheels don’t spinTo 3 A.M., callin’How many real friends?Just to ask you a questionJust to see…

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When Your Ambition Becomes Too Much
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When Your Ambition Becomes Too Much

“Your 20s are for building,” that’s the motto most of us live by. We wake up early and stay up late, guzzling coffee and Red Bull like water, tending to our 9-5s, 5-9s, side hustles,…

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Securing the Degree: First Generation College Student Edition.
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Securing the Degree: First Generation College Student Edition.

“Can you help me with my resume?” words vulnerably asked by my grandmother.   Being the first to attend and graduate from college means a lot, especially in a black household. I am the student who was…

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Better Business Book Club 2018
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Better Business Book Club 2018

I might be a crazy person, but I’ve decided that I want to be more intentional about reading from and in the following genres this year:    genres I want to be more intentional about…

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