I am tired and afraid and I have no doubt this could happen anywhere.
This album is widely successful because it makes women feel good about themselves. I can see how that might be confusing for some.
Yes, I was born after 1980. No, that doesn't mean you have me figured out. Tired of the run-of-the-mill (and often condescending) Millennial stories written by Baby Boomer editorial staffs, I decided to write my own.
women of color
I’ve assembled a list of tried-and-true favorites for brown-skinned girls who have considered wearing makeup when the beauty industry told them they weren’t enough.
When I talked to Mandy at xoJane about doing this story, I had to laugh. Oh yes, the "Black Twitter" trend story.

May 29, 2013 at 2:30pm | 86 comments

curly hair
My hair is natural for the first time after 13 years of relaxing it. I am keenly aware that I’m the only one in my family full of women who wears her hair this way.