Girl Boss!, Michelle Ballard, Founder of Miche Beauty

Girl Boss!, Michelle Ballard, Founder of Miche Beauty

Michelle Ballard took her love for beauty and hair and started a YouTube channel in 2012. Her passion for educating women on how to properly take care of their hair inspired Michelle to create a hair care line that would work perfectly on all natural hair textures. Miche natural hair products are handcrafted to leave [...]

“Brown Skin Girl” and Reimagining Colorism

“Brown Skin Girl” and Reimagining Colorism

One of my favorite songs on the Lion King: The Gift soundtrack is “Brown Skin Girl”. Not only does it feature Beyoncé and other great artists, but Blue Ivory Carter graced us with her vocals, and now she’s the youngest artist to top the Billboard 100. Thus giving us another reason to celebrate Black girl [...]

Because of Them, I AM

Because of Them, I AM

Four months ago, my great grandmother passed away. This month was her birthday. She would have been 106 years old. She was an extraordinary woman. She bore 8 children. Her lineage extends to 25 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 32 great-great-grandchildren. Her daughter, my grandmother would have been 78 this month. She passed away when I [...]