Roe verzuz Wade, Kind of Explained

“Yoooo!” Wutup!? “You see that verzuz ? What’s that about?” Hell yeah. I think Mario won. Omarion was out of breath like a nigga trying to hoop too hard in front of his ole lady. Honestly, that whole verzuz was like a Groupon ticket come to life. “Tf is you talking about?” The verzuz last night. Ya know, where they were eating watermelons on stage and what not. “Noooo, not THAT verzuz. Talking about Roe verzuz Wade. The old school, Women’s Right to Choose verzuz.” Ooooo, nah, yeah, THAT verzuz.…

I’m Just Like Cheslie Kryst: The Battle Between Millennial Black Women and Depression

By: J. Shayla White, Esq. Hearing about Cheslie Kryst’s death impacted me more than I was willing to publicly say before today. I remember watching her win Miss USA in 2019 while I was still in law school. I smiled watching all the celebrations around her victory. I felt even more connected to her when I learned she was a lawyer. Here she was just like me and she had won Miss USA. She was a black woman, close to my age, and an attorney. A black woman, a millennial,…

All About Love and Loss: Grief in My Black Experience Part III

“to be loving is to be open to grief. to be touched by sorrow, even sorrow that is unending. we need not contain grief when we use it as a means to intensify our love for the dead and dying, for those who remain alive.” ― bell hooks, all about love The scariest thing about falling in love for me has been dealing with the harsh reality that at its’ core love will always result in loss. Our existence is fragile. Every day we leave the house we risk never…

Coming Through the Final Stretch of 2021!

December’s Mid-Month astrological and intuitive check in. Hello my beautiful BWNC Family. How have these last couple of days been treating you? You good? You sure you good? Are you checking in with yourself? When’s the last time you checked in with yourself? If not I’m going to need you to do a quick check in with yourself before you proceed. Reason being, I am big on “awareness of self” and being aware of how our emotions are presenting themselves. Depression and anxiety are at an all time high amongst…