Strong Black Woman Pt 2

I really wanted to talk about how black women are these strong pillars of strength in the black community, how we give and give and give and, routinely, get nothing but more problems in return. I wanted to talk about how this is amazing and that we are AMAZING and we should be honored and regaled as goddesses in the face of society’s pressures to ALWAYS perform well. However, this is not what I have to say.

#letsbehonest

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No More

Let’s be honest, in case you have been living under a rock for the last week and a half (or dare I say: last 400 years) then you know about the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and countless others by the hands of those sworn to protect and serve. I have…

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12 Things I Pray For

I pray I have the audacity to hope

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To My Future

This week’s poem by Stephon is one for all the dreamers out there. You can follow him on instagram @intensified_souls And if you want to be featured on the blog for National Poetry Month let me know in the comments below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   I had to stay motivated Because my mind was…

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Be Your Own Pretty

Your body wasn’t made by mistake. Find your own pretty.

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Just Be

  Guest Post: Just Be by Dee Keesee. She is a teacher, a poet, and a YouTuber. She has a YouTube channel where she teaches spiritual principles and scriptures about the word of God. Her channel is about growing your faith and relationships with God so that it will always be LIT 🔥. Follow her…

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What I Refuse to do in 2019

9 things I refuse to do in 2019

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Try, Again.

Sometimes you just gotta own it, no matter how many times it takes.

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