You must be unintimidated by your own thoughts because if you write with someone looking over you shoulder, you’ll never write.

Nikki Giovanni


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Maybe you’re participating in the 30 Days of Self Care Challenge and don’t know where to start, or maybe you’re a seasoned self-care expert looking to try something new. Either way, our list of 30 easy ways to practice self-care has a little something…

#24 is one of my faves, esp. when you’re able to experience it with someone else. ;)


The percentage of new female HIV cases nationwide which black women comprise. Forbes reports that HIV/AIDS is now the leading cause of death among black women age 25-34.

American healthcare is so bad for women of color it may violate the UN convention

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A fucking shame. Black lives & healthcare matters.

Definitely wouldn’t mind being the woman in the photograph cuddling up.

Definitely wouldn’t mind being the woman in the photograph cuddling up.

Snickers.  :)

Snickers. :)

Wished I could nuzzle up under Bae after such a good day.



Happy Birthday Girl V - Last Year of the Roaring 20s

I enjoyed myself today. Yapped with some friends, stuffed my face, & didn’t do a damn thing that was stressful. A great way to kick off Divine 29. :)





I’ve never been more emotional about any social media post in my entire life

UPDATE: guys Beth Broderick tweeted yesterday that this Salem is THE SAME SALEM!!! He’s 20 years old man!!!! 20!

That Salem is still kicking is all I care about.