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

February is a time to celebrate the significant people and events that have contributed to black history. However, there are many female figures continuing to make change whose stories often remain lesser-known. This month is a great opportunity to get to know some of the perhaps unfamiliar faces of these modern history-makers.

I used to hide my dad’s addiction. Now I can talk about it, but I’m still learning how to cope.

Recently, I realized I needed to let go of the weight of this secret

I used to think I wasn’t like other girls. Here’s why that was all wrong.

A lot of us are conditioned to be unhappy with the idea of being a woman

I felt disoriented and lost after being raped. Here’s how I found my way back to happiness.

I’m not here to tell you what to do or how to feel, but I’d like to offer what helped me most