Geeky Girl Guide to a Trendy Con

  Recently, I was asked to be a VIP influencer for the Natural Hair and Health Expo. I've been wanting to attend for a while, but I had a lot of hesitations. I've only been natural for a few years, and even so I still get my hair straightened. I can barely do my own … Continue reading Geeky Girl Guide to a Trendy Con

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12 Tips for the Anxious or Introverted Activist

activism for introverts or depressed or anxious

Being introverted or dealing with anxiety and depression doesn't mean that you can't make a difference after what has been an insane year for political activism. One of the coolest things I discovered is text banking, where you're assigned a certain number of phone numbers and you use a platform to text them individually. You … Continue reading 12 Tips for the Anxious or Introverted Activist

#Charlottesville Is Only a Hashtag For Now

I wanted to piece together all of the insights and opinions and fun on NetRoots Nation 2017, and how I am so excited and determined to make the most of the experience, but my thoughts (and all of my social media feeds) are stuck in Virginia, and so that's where my head is right now. … Continue reading #Charlottesville Is Only a Hashtag For Now

Dear President Obama: Please Stay Close

A tear-stained face is not a great way to start a morning commute. But as I watched you give the Medal of Freedom to Ellen Degeneres (and now Vice President Biden), I was reminded of what a great orator you are. So while I was getting ready for work, I decided to pull up your … Continue reading Dear President Obama: Please Stay Close

#WhyIMarch: I’m Pro-Life, Christian & I Support Planned Parenthood

Faint shouts of "Come here!" and "Jesus loves you!" greeted me as I stood outside a Planned Parenthood clinic trying to assist a stranger. Like me, she had been in the waiting room for what seemed like ages. Her car wasn't cranking, so I waited with her outside until help arrived. Earlier, I was getting chilly in … Continue reading #WhyIMarch: I’m Pro-Life, Christian & I Support Planned Parenthood