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Open Letter to Self-Doubt

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 By Tayllor Johnson I never thought that we would be this close or take things this far. You were always the acquaintance, the mutual friend that stood behind the group and watched the rest o...
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I Remember

By Zaneta Williams I remember it. I remember what happened. I don’t think of it often. It rarely comes up for me now. But, sometimes, the flashbacks come at the strangest times. Typically, they happen whenever I tap into...
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Your Dream Job

By Kareem Taylor If you could tell your boss how you feel, would you? Well, over the weekend, that’s what 25-year-old Yelp employee Talia Jane did. It ended with her getting fired. But did she do anything wrong? No...
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A Mother’s Love: Part Two

  By Rhonda Bayless Understanding the impact of trauma and abuse on my own mental health, I am determined to promote mental health awareness amongst the women in my life and in my community. As someone diagnosed wit...
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Six Delicious Treats That are Good for You

By Marisol Flores Being vegetarian/vegan for three years opened a whole new world of dessert for me. I’ve been blessed to find treats which not only taste good, but are also pretty healthy. Below are some of my fav...
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Black Mothers are Dying and that Hurts Black Babies

By Dr. Joia Crear-Perry The number of Black Women dying in childbirth continues to rise — 137% in 10 years according to the CDC — and we don’t know why. The medical community focuses on the most common ...
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Your Kind of “Love” Hurts!

By Zakeia Tyson-Cross As I reflect on my previous relationships, I recall the horror and hurt I felt behind the thick walls of my Atlanta home in 2004. Images of me plastered against the wall — filled with anguish ...
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The Question That Helps Me to Prioritize My Life

By Marisol Flores Prioritizing can be a hassle. We try to do too much at once and feel torn and overwhelmed. The solution lies in saying “no” to others … and to ourselves. While I find it easier to do …