A collection of twelve beautifully written short stories that center around different perspectives and focus on not only life in Nigeria but America as well. The story lines are exceptionally written with authenticity and at times make you sad that they have come to an end.

“It’s not for me to decide [if someone can live with Eartha Kitt]. That’s for someone who decides to live with me to decide. Not for me. Compromise? What is compromising? Compromise for what? Compromising for what? Compromising for what reason? To compromise for what? To compromise? What is compromise? [laughs] Stupid. A man comes into my life and I have to compromise? You must think about that one again. READ MORE

If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all. To all the mean girls and boys who thought it was ok to talk sh*t about my body, this one's for you.

We love getting our makeup done. Though most of the time you’ll catch us bare faced most days of the week, all of us here like wearing makeup. Lately though, it seems that we’ve been noticing a trend in makeup tutorials. Nose contouring. If we had five dollars for every time we’ve run across an in-depth tutorial on YouTube we’d be rich. A little highlight and contouring here and there never hurt anyone, but when the conversation turns to “black nose jobs” or “fixing bridges” we couldn’t help but wonder if nose contouring is becoming the new gateway drug into something else that ran deeper than just wearing make up for fun. Nikia and Angel recently sat down to chat about it and here are their thoughts. READ MORE

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Trying to evoke a conversation around consumerism we can applaud but trying to do so while using treads of the African diaspora to sew your flag we call bullshit on.
Picture that moment right after you finish fluffing your hair out into the perfect shape. Sometimes you wish you could keep your hair in that shape and size all day long, right? Well, this combo will help you do exactly that.

Nights over start sporadically here and there and before you know it, you have a stash of stuff at their place. Are we right or are we right? But, there will always come that time when you didn’t plan to stay over or pack enough or what you have there doesn’t work and the next morning they are insisting on brunch! So you can go commando after your shower and throw on one of his old tee shirts and re-wear your jeans, but what’s a girl to do about the other essentials like smell good et. al? We’ve got you. Here are four of our favorite beauty products to buy for your significant other that are really for yourself when you are in a pinch (or not). READ MORE

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