Black History Month: Who is actually perpetuating the politics of Black hair?

When I found out Stacey Abrams was running for governor of the state of Georgia, I was all in. I wrote this article about her candidacy. I volunteered on her campaign. I bought a t-shirt. And I made sure to get myself and as many others as I could down to the polls to vote … Continue reading Black History Month: Who is actually perpetuating the politics of Black hair?

Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Zenzile Miriam Makeba

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) aka Miriam Makeba aka Mama Africa was born in a township near Johannesburg, South Africa. Born into the racist, segregationist system of apartheid, Ms. Makeba used her immense singing talents to not only popularize African music throughout the world but to also raise awareness about the cruelty of apartheid. Her civil … Continue reading Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Zenzile Miriam Makeba