Career & Life

Overcoming adversity and realizing dreams.


Name: Bianca Moore Hometown: Chesapeake, Virginia (by way of Boston) Alma Mater(s): THE ILLUSTRIOUS Xavier University of Louisiana; Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Major/ Field of Study: Political Science and Spanish Literature and Language; Juris Doctor Jen: Tell us a little about yourself?Graduate:…


Three Ways You can Kick Start a Self Care Practice this Spring

By Salem Afangideh, Esq. As working black women, we are too familiar with the grind. We put in the work and make it look good, sometimes at the expense of our own wellbeing. We tell ourselves things like, “I’ll rest…


Dream Catchers: Dr. Myisha Hayes

Name: Myisha HayesIG Handle: BeautifullyMade_82Facebook page: Myisha HayesProfession: Physical Therapist Jen: Have you always known that you would work in your current field?  Dr. Hayes: I always saw myself working in the medical field but it was not until my…


Beauty Bar Feature: Research Her

Name: Elissia Tenea Franklin IG/Facebook/Twitter handle: I am @theReseachHer on all platforms Profession: Chemistry PhD student / Research Assistant When did you go, or should I say, return natural? I believe that I am still on the journey of fully…


Dream Catchers: Nia the Artist

Name: Nia Lancelin-Brantly IG Handle: niatheartist_ Facebook page: Nia Brantly Website: Profession: Professional Artist (Dancer, Singer, Actor, Choreographer, Teacher, Writer, Stage Manger, Producer, Arts Administrator) Founder of T.H.R.I.V.E. Artists’ Group Big break: Being hired as the choreographer and dance…