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…

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…

The Year of Execution: 5 Key Strategies to Smashing Your Goals in 2020

The Year of Execution: 5 Key Strategies to Smashing Your Goals in 2020 by Shaterica Washington        As the year 2020 approaches, we are beginning to reflect on 2019. We take the time  to bask over our accomplishments, our wins, and our losses. We go back over the goals we set at the beginning of the…

Wellness Wednesday: 25 Sayings & Quotes to Start Your Morning Right

“Health is a state of body. Wellness is a state of being.” – J. Stanford “What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body.” –Caroline Myss “If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones…

You Can’t Change What You Refuse To Confront

I know we must all agree that no one likes confrontation, and some of us find ways to avoid situations that are definitely the big elephant in the room. These are the reasons why we avoid confrontation: Confrontations go awry and unexpected. It exposes truths about us that we aren’t ready to be exposed or…