In Defense of the Skinny Humblebrag

I’m putting my thick skin on for this one. I recently realized I am guilty of the skinny humblebrag. It’s despicable, I know. (If you don’t know what a humblebrag is, look here or here, and there’s even a book!) For you snarky types, this post can also be summarized as “waah, waah, waah, boo hooContinue reading “In Defense of the Skinny Humblebrag”

Afros and Victory Gardens

I never thought the final frontier would be weave. There was never any war; but if there was one, then surely, we have won it. Seven years ago, I joined a then-small community of women who braved hard stares, insults, overt and covert shade thrown–just because they cut their hair and went natural. Whether weContinue reading “Afros and Victory Gardens”