Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I have been fascinated by the witch trials in Europe (and the Salem witch trials in the United States) since I saw an iron “witch’s collar” in a Scottish museum when I was a kid. I’m pretty sure that, had I lived in Europe anytime in the 15th through 18th centuries, I would have been accused of witchcraft. In fact, I can say with some confidence that most of you reading this would have been, too (and that includes men — there were also male victims of the witch hunts).

A White stylist had no idea how to handle my Black hair. Here’s what that experience taught me.

In college, I had one of the worst salon visits of my life

I started 2020 grappling with postpartum depression. I had no clue it would be the least of my worries.

Everything started to spiral in March and April. To cope, I turned to my passion.

8 intriguing facts about female animals, from octopuses eating their mates to lionesses ruling the pride

Expand your animal knowledge with these interesting tidbits