“I’m not OK”: Working through Trauma While Coping with Mental Illness

Me hearing that my mind works differently and processes things differently only proved that what she was telling me was true.

Basically, I discovered myself after all of that chaos and, sis, I was shook.

Elevate. Elevate. Elevate.

You ever thought about how an elevator works? Is it not crazy that we literally walk into this little box, press a button, and just have faith and trust that the doors will shut and when they reopen, we’ll be at another level? Why do we trust this little electric box to get us toContinue reading “Elevate. Elevate. Elevate.”

8 African American Women Ahead of their Time: The Influence of Pop Culture on my Womanhood

“As I’ve gotten older and developed into this self-defined feminist that also stands in all of my blackness, I’ve realized how unwittingly influential the women I’ve watched on television have shaped my mindset about who I am and the power that I contain.”