New York Fashion Week 2020 Fall Ready-To-Wear

Well, it’s that time of year again; it’s fashion week! There’s nothing I love to do more than watching show after show for you all so that you don’t have to. This week, we head to New York City to take a look back at all the Fall and Winter 2020 Ready-To-Wear collections. Oftentimes I […]

Nonprofit of the Week: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Organization: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Location: Washington, D.C. Mission: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provides pro bono representation and other resources to protect the First Amendment and newsgathering freedoms of journalists.   Regions of Service: The U.S. About the cause: “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment […]

Where Are All of the African American Women Magazines?

Recently, I had an assignment for a class where I had to find a magazine for, by, or about black women and bring it into class for discussion. Immediately, Essence came to mind. I had studied Essence a bit in a previous class and knew that it was very popular among African American women. I […]

Let’s Talk

We all own insecurities. By this, I mean we all own something about ourselves that makes us want to burrow down into a sweatshirt and hide from the world. Sometimes these insecurities get the best of us; they wrap their hands around our throat and stop us from being what we want to be, making […]

My Opinion on “P.S I Still Love You”

I was super late to the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” hype, only watching it after my roommates made me sit down and view it. I’m not one for rom-coms, but I absolutely loved it. I loved the Asian representation, and it was a great feel-good movie that actually had depth. I knew […]

Nonprofit of the Week: Ronald McDonald House Charities

Organization: Ronald McDonald House Charities Location: Global Mission: They keep families with sick children together and near the care and resources that they need. Ronald McDonald House Charities strives to create and support programs that improve the health and wellbeing of children and their families. They provide a home base for families to rest and […]

Please Listen to Music in Different Languages

I’m still thinking about how the Grammys didn’t completely suck this year. We got incredible performances by artists of genres across the board, and surprisingly, the Grammys featured artists who didn’t speak English as their first language. Rosalia performed her hit songs “Juro Que” and “Malamente,” and BTS was featured in Lil Nas X’s medley […]

Thoughtful Ideas for Your Valentine This Year

Whether we accept Valentine’s Day as a valued holiday or a scam that obligates us to show our love in material form, it exists, and it’s almost here. Personally, I think Valentine’s Day can still be celebrated in a cheap, thoughtful, and memorable way that shows our loved ones that we appreciate them. Make Them […]