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When God Left the Room
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When God Left the Room

Posted May 31st, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Articles, Blog, Spirituality

As a young Yoruba adult—in a world in which Parents were without a roadmap for teaching culture to American-raised children—I struggled with the slippery slope of finding my roots. For me, that meant curiosity about Ifa and other African traditional religions. I didn’t give my parents much credit back then, thinking them clueless and all, […]

The Afropolitan Fear of Traditional Religion
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The Afropolitan Fear of Traditional Religion

Posted May 22nd, 2013 by in AFRiCKA, Articles, Blog, Spirituality

Available for sale in certain parts of Lagos are human body parts. They may be sold from the back of a car or in more remote parts of neighboring towns. They are used most often for rituals requiring human sacrifice for gaining riches. The demand for these body parts is so high that Nigeria especially […]

Why He Won’t Marry You
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Why He Won’t Marry You

Posted April 25th, 2013 by in Articles, Blog, Spirituality, Womanism

For me and for you… by Heather Lindsey So, I’ve seen so many worldly blogs and articles on this subject, I figured I would clear it all up and talk to you like your sister in Christ. Maybe you’re single, or dating someone and you want to get married. But homeboy is taking forever. Your […]

On What Women Wear
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On What Women Wear

Posted September 12th, 2012 by in Articles, Blog, Womanism

In many circles I am known for the colorful long gowns I love to wear. Even in environments in which the unspoken dress code is thigh-high cocktail dresses, or legging-like jeans, or pum pum shorts. On my first day of high school, I wore pumpum shorts with a tight t-shirt. There were a lot of […]

Garlic Beauty Pill.
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Garlic Beauty Pill.

Posted July 16th, 2012 by in Articles, Blog, Health & Vitality

My skin is doing the smooth and glowing thing that I love that makes me almost able to recognize myself My skin has been through a TON since the tragedies of last year. Just when I started to shop for foundations and powders for the first time in my adult life, my skin begins to […]