Womanist Wisdom: Why I Appreciate Being A Woman

On Monday evening, Glamour hosted their Glamour Women of the Year 2012 awards. It is an annual tradition that honors prominent women who are using their platforms to inspire a legion of others to follow their paths. Some of the 2012 honorees included Olympians Gabrielle Douglas and Allyson Felix, Girls creator Lena Dunham, superstar architect… Read More Womanist Wisdom: Why I Appreciate Being A Woman

Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks: A Reflection of Us

In an era where Black women are influenced by media images that empower and offend them, the rivalry between these two prominent individuals and their eventual reconciliation on Banks’ syndicated television program, The Tyra Banks Show was a sign of solidarity of sisterhood among African American women.… Read More Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks: A Reflection of Us

Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls

Though the thrill of attending Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York still jolted me occasionally – especially when I stepped off the elevator backstage at Levi’s – as waiflike model after paper-thin model walked down the staircase at the Rubin Museum of Art during the Josie Natori presentation, I began to realize – I was the sole large woman in the room.… Read More Fashion Week Mania – No Big Girls