Kaiya Williams, a Junior at Clark Atlanta University, was excited to talk to us about her new business, “Au Courant” that was established this past November of 2020. Au Courant consists of trendy accessories such as hats, headbands, and jewelry. While the business is fairly new, Williams has been quite successful. She shares that her proudest moment was selling half of her inventory when she … Continue reading Student Businesses @ CAU: Au Courant
In the spirit of young Black entrepreneurs, Monzell Jones, a Junior Mass Media Major at Clark Atlanta University, was proud to promote his businesses’ success on campus. Jones explained that he started “KreatedbyKarter,” a custom luxury wig company in 2018. The purpose of starting the luxury line was to “provide custom luxury wigs at an affordable price to students and youth for all genders, race, … Continue reading Student Businesses @ CAU: Kreated By Karter
Randall Barnes is a media business visionary and HBCU advocate from Macon, GA. He is an alumni of Fort Valley State University, as he graduated with a degree in Media Studies in December of 2019. During his matriculation at Fort Valley State University, Barnes filled in as a 2017-2018 White House HBCU All-Star Ambassador for the White House Initiative on HBCUs as well as being … Continue reading A Very Happy Birthday Shout Out to Randall Barnes!
Staying aware of your work is the first way to effectively have an academically successful finals week. If you go to class consistently, stay aware of readings, and take notes thoroughly. This will cause exams to be a generally torture free process. Make a point to develop class notes routinely all through the semester. Consider building up a glossary or assortment of note cards for … Continue reading How to Prep for Finals Week!
They didn’t lie when they said that history repeats itself. Although we are 100 years apart, the roaring 1920s and 2020 has a lot more in common than you may think. (Enjoy my Roaring 20s themed 20th birthday shoot!) For starters, you can’t have the 20s without flappers! Women Empowerment Smoking, drinking, and exploring sexuality were normal for the young women in the 20s. Short … Continue reading History Repeats: The Roaring 20s vs 2020
My 20th birthday is in exactly 2 days.. With that being said, I thought about all of the lessons that I’ve learned over the years and ones I will share to my younger sisters. Enjoy added pictures of myself on this journey to 20 lol. 1.People’s opinions of you is none of your business. 2.You cannot force people to be ready when you are. 3. … Continue reading 20 Things I learned Before Turning 20
We are in a time where people are starting to look at organized religion with questions. The amount of people who are starting to leave the church and venture past what they grew up learning has become interesting. What do you say to say to the spirit, the deity, the woman herself who grants life, love, and everything synonymous with femininity? That’s the question I … Continue reading Oshun- The Yoruba Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Fertility+
First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS! I know how exciting it is to finally wipe your hands with High School, and jump right into college. The exhilarating feeling of finally being able to free and find your purpose (and going out at 3 AM without your parents down your back is always a plus) While you may feel like you’re on top of the world and nothing … Continue reading Advice for College Freshmen
I was so captivated with Mulatto and Gucci Mane’s “Muwop” that dropped recently that it was nearly imperative that I wrote an article about how women in rap have been KILLIN it lately. I was ecstatic to hear what Big Latto and Big Guwop had in the works because of the constant marketing of the single allll over social media. In one instance, you see … Continue reading Women In Rap: 2020
While in college down South, I couldn’t help but to quickly realize the scarcity of one of the things dearest to my heart- a local Bodega. I remember trying to explain its significance to those not familiar with the Tri State area, and they quickly got turned off by the mention of the Bodega cat. **Below I have a word bank if you find yourself … Continue reading Why Bodegas Are Essential to Black and Brown Communities