Peace on the Beach

It’s officially been two weeks since I returned home from my very first women’s retreat. Along with 17 women—mostly strangers—I traveled to a Gitana Del Mar, a wellness resort in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia. For five days, we feasted on local cuisine, laid on beach hammocks, rode horses, made mandalas. We were treated to river […]

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Melanin Poppin

How sweet is this?! I was going to say that this is a great reminder to youth that they control their destiny, their emotions and that no one can define them unless they allow—but this is a great reminder to us all. ❤

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Black Joy — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer Adreinne Waheed is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography. From the book/project ‘Black Joy’. To see Adreinne’s body of work, click on any image. All images © Adreinne Waheed See also: RED LINES By Adreinne Waheed […]

I just love us. via Black Joy — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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HER.: an art share

  Her story. Her passion. Her voice. Her ART. A group show featuring the art of Black female artists who are staying tried and true to their styles and perspectives as the art world gradually learns that HER voice matters. There are blatant limitations for Black female artists including, but not limited to being told to “soften” […]

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“But, You Speak So Well.” — A Cornered Gurl Repost

Black Women Are Intelligent, You Know. My speech precedes me. I was raised in a home where reading was mandatory. I had to read. I had to learn. I was programmed to not only listen in grade school but pay attention and gain as much knowledge as I could. On top of all of the knowledge gained, I […]

A word! via “But, You Speak So Well.” — A Cornered Gurl

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You are the heaven and the earth.(a repost) — blackexperience

God is you, God is in you. You are the God you have been waiting for. Your faith is nor good until you start believing in yourself. How can you believe in somebody in the sky when you do not believe in you. Rev. Ike Have faith in your intuitions, if you expect the worst […]

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