Black Every Friday: BLK + GRN

BLK + GRN Happy Friday, fam! How are you?? I know I’ve been reposting a lot.. but, tis life. Deal with it. But really, summer has put so much life into me—keeping me productive and progressive—yet I do hope fall will let me recoup completely so I’ll have the energy to share more of my […]

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week 1: a note on self-care

Black women’s self-care is also subversive because to take care of ourselves means that we disrupt societal and political paradigms that say that Black women are disposable, unvalued. Indeed, people and things that aren’t cared for are considered expendable. So when we don’t take care of ourselves, we are affirming the social order that says […]

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a bit of black herstory

Sanitary Belt. Sanitary Belt with Moisture-proof Napkin Pocket. Carrier attachment for invalid walkers. Bathroom Tissue Holder. Back washer mounted on a shower wall and bathtub. Mary Beatrice was born on May 17, 1912. Her sister, Mildred, invented the Family Treeditions game, which -you guessed it- helps people learn of their ancestors and family trees. And instead […]

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funkin it up

“deodorant adventures” It started in like fourth grade with Teen Spirit. I then graduated to Secret. . …had a loooong love affair with Dove.. Eventually learned the dangers of aluminum and started using Tom’s. I love Tom’s. But on my quest to find a small and/or Black-owned funk-defier, I recently moved on. So now it’s […]

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