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

I moved to New York City almost three years ago with a strong desire to experience the big-city life something that my Midwestern upbringing lacked. But within two weeks of when the coronavirus hit, the hustle and bustle that drew me to the city seemed to completely evaporate. Only after leaving New York City and fleeing to Houston did I realize how much I missed the city. As begins phase one of reopening, I wonder if the New York I return to will be the same one I left.

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