Some old schoolers think that just because your skin is a darker tone that you cannot get sunburn or skin cancer. This is wrong on so many levels. Read why those with darker skin color need sunscreen to protect against the sun’s damaging rays, and see what type of sunscreen you should be using.
Check out my review of Daree Allen’s new book, What’s Wrong with Me?, a girl’s book of lessons learned, inspiration, and advice. It’s a book that helps our girls with self esteem, empowerment while sharing tools for conquering life’s issues that are often ignored and seldom discussed in an open forum.
A huge faction of blogs that I read are from Brown Bloggers—as a blogger of color myself, I enjoy supporting others who are working to get to the next level just like I am. So I wanted to point them out and make you familiar if you aren’t already reading their blogs. Hopefully, you are able to add them to your reader or subscribe to their feeds and share them with your friends as well.
We are currently in the full throngs of the holiday season–with Christmas and New Year taking place within a week of one another, it is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. But there is another holiday that often gets overlooked. Kwanzaa was first created and celebrated 44 years ago (in 1966), but is […]
When I began seeing the advertisements for Race–Are We So Different locally, I knew I instantly that I wanted to be a part of it. In our society, of course, even today, race is a taboo and sticky subject. This past Saturday afternoon, my Aunt and I trekked to Forest Park where the Missouri Museum […]