Start Caring About Black Men & Black Women

Hello Guys, It’s been a while since I’ve posted on oprahzipbradford.com, but I’m proud to be back and sharing my voice on my platform. Today, I want to shed light on my opinion about being a black woman in America. The world is facing the huge impact on our hearts towards the recent deaths of…

Meet Uzoma Obidike, The Founder of She Leads Beautifully

What inspired you to start your career in leverage and personal branding? UO: “In my various past leadership roles, I was always informally mentoring some of my peers and junior colleagues. Many of the women in my circle, including myself, had always wanted to do more with our careers. We had attained all the degrees,…

Are Barbers Killing Black Men?

ARE BARBERS KILLING BLACK MEN? By: Patrick G. Celestine, Esq. (Twitter: @PatrickC_Esq) “[A barbershop] It’s one of the few places where African-American men gather and do not feel threatened as black men.” – Melvin Murphy  As an individual who avidly and frequently seeks the professional services of a barber, I find this to be a…

The Natural Guide: Here’s How to Figure Out Your Curl Type

Have you struggled with hairstyles because you don’t quite know your curl type and pattern? Well, here is simple guide to define your curl type ranging curls from 3A-4C! Each curl type below has a visual representation of curl types and styling. 3A 3A curls have a signature S-shaped pattern. The curls are a bit…

Why You Should See The Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Level 16’

Hey my loves, Last week, a film titled Level 16 came on television. Initially, the short bio about the film piqued my interest, so I watched it. At first, the film gave me The HandMaid’s Tale vibe portraying teenage girls living in a board school prisoner-type kind of way. Level 16 is about Sixteen-year-old Vivien is trapped…

Period Power: How I Beat My Menstrual Blues

Hey my loves, I’m pretty sure I’m not the only woman who dreads Mother Nature every month like its a plague that you have to catch over and over again. As for me, I’ve never been a fan of the whole way Eve betrayed us when she ate that apple leaving us with cramps and…

25 Gentle Reminders for Living a Fearlessly Authentic Life

1.) Everybody doesn’t have the same mind and heart as you. Everybody does not have the same definition of beauty as you. Everybody doesn’t have the same religious and political views as you. Everything that makes you happy will not sit comfortable with everybody. 2.) Life is too short to not have the haircut, food,…