“For Black Girls Like Me” Offers a Much Needed Perspective

About a year ago, I interviewed Mariama Lockington, and we talked about a lot of things, including her upcoming YA novel, For Black Girls Like Me. I eagerly anticipated reading her book, and recently I finished it in one afternoon. There’s so much to love about this book, and there is so much that I […]

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The Most Nurtured: A Conversation With Taina M.

“Self care” is one of those terms that seems to be thrown around today. It’s a way to market spa days, justify Netflix binges, and ignore your incoming phone calls for a weekend. In essence, self care is the deliberate act of making your own mental, physical, and spiritual health a priority. But for many […]

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