Your Dreams Are Valid

How inspiring was this moment? …no matter where you are from, your dreams are valid.

STAND YOUR GROUND #JusticeForTrayvon

Injustice is injustice is injustice is injustice is injustice. We cannot sit this fight out. #JusticeForTrayvon I was enjoying a theatre production with one of my good friends. During intermission, we joined other excited theatre-goers eager to stretch their legs yet excited to finish the rest of the show. It was an exciting night. Directors, […]

Celebrate National Wear Red Day

Did you know that heart disease is the no. 1 killer in women? On Friday, February 3, 2012, join Miss Black Illinois USA 2012 Imani Josey and the masses as we wear red to bring attention to this disease and raise awareness to The Heart Truth. *Lifted Soul Graphics is the proud graphic design sponsor […]


Ladies, consider this post your intervention. You know, the awkward moment when 5 of your closet friends trick you into joining them for that cup of coffee and when you get there they have somber looks on their faces and avoid eye contact? Then for the next two hours they begin to dig into your […]

Experience Poetry

Rubies I thought I was a precious ruby for you to find My only job was to sit and shine and let you find me But this has become a horrible game of hide and seek You’ve counted to ten, I let you jump from 11 to puberty, let you cheat and take a peek, […]

LISA B. On The Creamy Crack

It all started when my mama sat me down in that kitchen with that good ole box of Just For Me Relaxer. From kiddie perms to super-duper Dark & Lovely Relaxers, I’ll probably never go natural, and I’ll tell you why you should or shouldn’t… So lately, your girl has been rocking a sew-in. For […]