HoneyBeNatural’s Editor In Chief I’sha Gaines is a Multi-Passionate Creative

HoneyBeNatural is the premier natural hair, fashion and lifestyle magazine for innovative HUMANS available in print and digital form four times a year. As the Founder and Editor of Chief, I’sha Gaines’s dream has created a huge movement for women embracing their beauty through affirmations, features, events, and summits. I caught up with I’sha as we discussed how HoneyBeNatural Magazine came to life and how … Continue reading HoneyBeNatural’s Editor In Chief I’sha Gaines is a Multi-Passionate Creative

We Are Still Slut Shaming in 2019

“It’s her fault. “ “She deserved it.” “She was asking for it.” “If she doesn’t want to be treated like a slut, she shouldn’t act and dress like a slut.”   These are some of the remarks made by what we call “slut-shamimg”, the experience of being labeled a “ho or slut” based on a girl or woman’s  behavoir, appearance, and sexuality. We defame women … Continue reading We Are Still Slut Shaming in 2019

Music To Inspire: Artist Bobbi Rae Shares her Passion and Influences

  The acoustic guitarist and singer Bobbi Rae is such an artist. Her sour-stirring alto- soprano range reaches within your core with an eclectic mix of inspirational, alternative, contemporary R&B, and Neo-Soul.  I first heard Bobbi Rae perform about a year ago at the show The Floetic Cypher, a showcase of artists ranging from singers to spoken word. My first response after hearing her sing was, … Continue reading Music To Inspire: Artist Bobbi Rae Shares her Passion and Influences

Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film

Below is a mini list of my best reads and watches of 2018. The list is purely subjective, so please don’t take offense if something you read/watched and loved is not on here. Translation: argue with your mother, not me! LOL. Kidding. Kidding. But seriously, I was completely immersed in books and movies in 2018. I watched hundreds of movies/shows and read 45+ books throughout … Continue reading Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film

Protect Your Ish: People Don’t Care About Your Energy

You can still be a good person with a kind heart and still say no. What I need you to do is read that first sentence again, let it marinate, and start applying it. They say the best way to keep your peace is to take everything  away that causes stress. Let’s face that the idea of that is sometimes impossible, especially if we are … Continue reading Protect Your Ish: People Don’t Care About Your Energy

Dr. Shardae Womack Reaches New Heights as Motivational Speaker, Author, and Mentor

Dr. Shardae Womack is a woman of vision. To the world, she is plethora of remarkable things such as an author, motivational speaker, and mentor. To me, she is the beautiful spirit I met in college who has supported and encouraged me in many endeavors. As the founder of SIAMS Mentorship program, Shardae also talks about her latest book, “Aim High: Create a BluePrint To … Continue reading Dr. Shardae Womack Reaches New Heights as Motivational Speaker, Author, and Mentor