The spotlight placed on Black women in the media is often a regurgitation of negative stereotypes. As a result, many Black girls grow up feeling inferior to the images they’re exposed to. It’s almost impossible to discuss Black women and their identity without discussing our hair. My late, great-aunt, who I loved dearly, would always say, “A woman’s hair is her glory.” I HATED that.
Around October of last year, a friend of mine who we affectionately call "Flow" went on IG Live and ran through a stream-of-consciousness prediction that the year 2020 would be the year of perspective.
To continue to amplify the necessary conversation around sustainability, innovation, community activism Planet in Focus celebrates its 21st Annual International Environmental Film Festival from October 14-23rd. Planet in Focus is an environmental media arts organization with year-round programming. The mandate is to produce cultural events that showcase engaging and artistic films that question, explore and tell stories about the world in which we live.
One thing that is undeniable during this lockdown is how much we are eating. There is even a cute new term for how “fluffy” many of us are getting amidst the Netflix binging … and other types of binging, they call it “Pandemic Pounds”.
COVID-19 is forcing many of us to be realistic about how readily available our foods might be, and how we can all become a little more self-sufficient. Starting your own vegetable garden is a great way to cut down on your grocery bill.
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