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You Don’t Need a Black Woman’s Love, You Need a Therapist

You Don’t Need a Black Woman’s Love, You Need a Therapist

Written By: Maryam A. Muhammad for 

Since when is it a Black woman’s job to provide emotional labor and support only to receive nothing...


Connect To Your Crown Chakra with a DIY Hair Mask

Connect To Your Crown Chakra with a DIY Hair Mask

By Danielle Dorsey for 

The chakra system could be compared to a spiritual nervous system, regulating function across mind, body, and soul. Seven main chakras,...


The Four Bodies: A Holistic Toolkit for Coping With Racial Trauma

The Four Bodies: A Holistic Toolkit for Coping With Racial Trauma

As a society, we often talk about racism, but rarely ever do we talk about how it affects the health of our people. I call racism “the multifaceted abuser”because it has emotional, physical, mental and spiritual effects on our community. Research shows that racism can lead to anxiety, depression, hypervigilance, chronic stress, chronic fatigue, bodily inflammation, internalized racism...


April Kae Talks Otherism and Safe Spaces for Black Women

April Kae Talks Otherism and Safe Spaces for Black Women

Have you always had a good relationship with your hair?


April:I didn’t have a big chop, or go natural in the last five years like other people. When I was 13, I did teenager shit to my hair like flat ironing, dying my ends, putting it in two braids. I was 16 when I moved out... my parents were kinda hippies. My mom [is] black – my dad is white.  My mom didn’t really approve of me straightening my hair, but for the most part she was like, “do you boo boo.”

One day, I just...


Nappy Head Club talks with Ipsy

Nappy Head Club talks with Ipsy

We spoke with Ipsy in honor of Women's History month.