Oprah Winfrey sparked an age-old debate with her TV special on OWN called “Dark Girls” this past Sunday. The TV special caused a social network uproar with the trending topic #Darkgirls. If it was up to me I would have called it something like #Allgirls to diffuse the biases, as all women and even men are effected by this issue. The topic of colorism has always been a big deal to me and I thought … [Read more...] about The Issue of Colorism: For All Girls
Archives for June 2013
Are you bored, or pretending to be bored in front of the computer, when you really are procrastinating? Would you like to be further distracted from whatever work you were supposed to be doing, like I am now? Of course you do, silly. Well, there are a number of interesting tricks that you may or may have not come across while messing around with the search engine Google. The majority of people … [Read more...] about Five Secret Tricks You Can Do On Google
Around 50% of The United States’ population has a tattoo of some kind. Of these, the majority are women, having just surpassed men in the last year (Heller). With so many people “getting inked,” you would expect the art form to be widely accepted by those who choose to not have a tattoo, but many women with tattoos are still seen with a double standard, compared to tattooed men and are widely … [Read more...] about Women Becoming Empowered by Tattoos
Health & Fitness Lady Lennia Emm Koteka Wiki, owner & founder of Studio M Dance Fitness, says “Move it or Lose It!” From the day I left my old job where I taught and had a strong Zumba following, to open my own studio, my members have referred to me as “the Pied Piper of Zumba.” Well, they followed, and so did their friends and friends of friends, and the rest is history at Studio M … [Read more...] about Give Me Some of That Fitness "Emmspiration"
In all the hustle and bustle of life, we tend to get caught up in the fast pace and lose ourselves in the current. We lose sight of what we're living for and the enjoyment is sucked out of life. Our main focus becomes merely getting through life and not actually living it. In this comes a pile of stress and the many health issues that accompany it. Having a positive outlook on life is absolutely … [Read more...] about See Life Differently
I wanted to express my words in away that will inspire and affect all people of different races, religions, cultures, ages, and backgrounds . I would love for people of all cultures (religion, race, ethinicity) to understand, enjoy, and take something from it (ANYTHING!) . I wanted to present it in away that would capture and provoke deep self evaluation, self growth, and thinking. I recently … [Read more...] about The Raging "Secret" To Life: The Law Of Attraction