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The Big 3 League & Gender Equality in Pro Sports- Essence Magazine

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THIS PRO SPORTS LEAGUE HAS SHOWN THE WORLD WHAT GENDER EQUALITY CAN LOOK LIKE WHEN YOUR FOCUS IS NOT ON GENDER.

Preparing For Postpartum Ahead of Time

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I felt very prepared giving birth to my son—unfortunately, I didn’t realize that I hadn’t prepared myself for the aftermath giving birth could bring.

Celebrating 25 Years of Brandy- Teen Vogue

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On the 25th anniversary of Brandy's self-titled debut, we unpack this classic album.

The Antiblackness of Showing Up Unprepared

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Women of color journalists rarely get the opportunity to conduct such an interview, much less do the absolute least!


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FOR SINGAPORE AIR IN-FLIGHT MAGAZINE— SILKWINDS

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Missy Elliott's "Iconology" Prioritizes Black Art and Identity- TEEN VOGUE

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It introduces the audience to the idea that young Black girls are often chastised and ridiculed for exhibiting out-of-the-box thinking and behavior — something that Missy has always represented.

How to Score a Hefty Travel Voucher- Fodor's

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 Unforeseen flight mishaps can sometimes lead to travel freebies. Check out my debut for Fodor's.

The Meaning Of Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl”- TEEN VOGUE

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Historically, Black women have continuously been ridiculed and objectified for the natural state of their bodies, from head to toe.

Breastfeeding as a new mother- HELLO GIGGLES

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I always wanted to breastfeed, even before I actually got pregnant and had a child. So when I did get pregnant with my son, I assumed that I’d breastfeed him despite not being completely aware of all that comes with the task. 

Teachers' Most Embarrassing Wardrobe Mishaps At School

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I’m honor of Back To School time, I thought it‘d be great to find out some interesting things about teachers. Check out my latest for HuffPost Life.


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Breaking Barriers As a world traveler- Essence Magazine

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To Be A Black Muslim Woman In Hijab Is How I Break Barriers Around The World! 

11 Things To Do In Chongqing, China— TripSavvy

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Chongqing boasts a booming business district, a vast number of universities, and a combination of both upscale and home-style restaurants and bars.

The Great Mac & Cheese Debate- HuffPost

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Think everyone loves your Mac And Cheese? Think again!

HBCU Attendance Does Not Prove Allegiance To Black People

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 Being a product of an HBCU is not just about wearing the block letters on a sweatshirt... It is about extending the work to aid the Black community.

Latest For Thrillist Check Out China's "Hawaii"

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Hainan, ‘The Hawaii of China,’ is the Underrated Asian Paradise You Should Visit ASAP

The Ramadan Fast Fostered Muslim Resistance To Slavery

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 Fasting helped the Muslims maintain a sense of connection to their culture, their God, and themselves under the tyranny of slavery.  


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Wearing My Faith As A Sports Broadcaster- Medium

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Pursuing a career in sports journalism as a hijabi hasn’t always been easy, but I wanted my Islam to be visible! 

Signing Up To Scuba Dive Pushed My Body To Its Limits- BUSTLe

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 In 2015, I decided to embark on the adventure of moving abroad. I bought a one-way ticket to Cairo, Egypt, and had a goal of ending my 20s with a bang...

Black Mothers Matter, So Why Not In Mainstream Media?

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One publication missed a golden opportunity to include Black mothers in a motherhood piece... Check out my latest for Essence Magazine! 

Learning to love Ramadan As A Born Muslim— Teen Vogue

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Growing up Muslim in a non-Muslim society was difficult navigating my identity. As a teenager I dreaded Ramadan & eventually found the beauty for myself! 

Black-Owned Supermarket Chain in the Making— Essence Magazine

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Learn more about Soul Food Markets and an entrepreneur’s passion to fight food disparities, joblessness, and circulate Black wealth! 

The PTSD of Surviving Gun Violence The North Star

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 To be a survivor of gun violence in Black America means that you are more likely to live with the lasting effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)...


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Raising A Have-Not- Washington Post

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Perception is often deemed reality when you are a marginalized person in America. So what do we do when we are already set behind the 8 ball?

My birth, My way!- Glamour Magazine

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Black women are dying at much higher rates in pregnancy and birth than all other ethnicities in America. Here’s my story...

Navigating Life As A Black American Expat

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What's the price of freedom or is there even a such thing? 


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Keeping Our Children Safe (Stranger Danger)- Family Minded

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Keeping our children safe, goes without saying. Ultimately, the biggest question is how? 

Our Life Abroad-- AARP Sisters NewsLetter

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Keeping our children safe, goes without saying. Ultimately, the biggest question is how? 

Hair Products Harming Black Women- The North Star

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Hair products marketed specifically to Black women and children tested unanimously for endocrine disrupting chemicals...


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Family Versus relatives Washington Post

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 Not too long ago, I posted a picture on social media of a friend of mine playing with my son. I referred to her as "auntie" which didn't sit well with a relative...

Bridging the gap for MILLENNIAL'S & gen x -- aarp

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 In the rules of engagement between mothers and their children, namely daughters, the hierarchy is often set from day one. 

Gift the mom, not the child for birthdays

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 Just as my son’s first birthday was approaching, my husband came to talk to me about his idea for a gift. He said, “We should celebrate you!” 

Apps Needed On Family Vacay To China- The Points Guy

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More and more families are thinking about visiting China: home to the Great Wall, Beijing’s Forbidden City,  Emperor Qin’s Terra Cotta Army in Xian...

How to handle the blow of postpartum depression

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 The joys of motherhood and entry into the club of parenting can often be overshadowed by irrational feelings and behaviors during the postpartum period.  

6 Activities To Try In D.R.- The Points Guy

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 The Dominican Republic is one of those destinations that seems to have it all. There are all-inclusive family resorts, activities for the whole family to enjoy...


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Xmas In Cairo- The Points Guy

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 Typically, when we think of Cairo, the last things that would probably come to mind are jingle bells or Jack Frost nipping at our noses...

A Family Guide To Travel Visas- The Points Guy

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Traveling abroad can feel like an endless list of checks and balances, especially when traveling with the family...

Mastering International Layovers With A Toddler

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This article details how to master international layovers while traveling with a toddler or multiple, from a freelance writer perspective. 

Why Your Child Should Be Multilingual -- FamilyMinded

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 Based on statistics and much research, being multilingual for the next generation is highly recommended — and here’s why...

Choosing To Raise A Child Abroad -- parentmap

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Again and again, I saw hashtags commemorating dead Black children in the United States. Would my Black child suffer a similar fate?

Here's why being a sahm is worse than working

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As a first-time mother, I got a chance to experience both working outside of the home and being at home 24/7 with my son as a freelance writer. Read my take on why staying at home is worse!


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Comparison May Be The Reason To Only Have 1 Child

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Growing up, I had a very idealistic goal when it came to having children. I wanted to have three: two boys and one girl. Obviously, in my naiveté, I didn’t quite understand that the choice wasn’t completely up to me. 

How Eczema impacts mental health -- SheKnows

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Having to live with a skin condition, can often bring about a feeling of isolation even when you're one of many people with it...   Eczema is a common skin  condition that affects 10% of the U.S. population...

Celia Cruz & Shaping Afro-Latinx Identity -- bustle

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 Pride in your culture can be represented in so many different ways: flying flags, speaking the language, making and eating the food — just about anything that’s can be passed down according to this writer...

Dry Bars for recovering addicts in europe

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These alcohol-free bars and restaurants offer fantastic menus and options for teens, recovering alcoholics and people with certain religious restrictions. 

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If you haven’t experienced traveling to a certain place, the task of learning about the culture can be daunting. But, it doesn’t have to be...

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The carry-on is an important piece of luggage when packing for your flight, according to this writer. With the right items, you will feel comfortable knowing, in the event the airline...