I discovered Kwanzaa while attending Pomona College. Separated for the first time from my family and the black Pentecostal church I had attended at least three times a week, I craved black culture. Then I was introduced to the year-end celebration that had been created for black people by a black ...
As a 3-year-old, before I could even spell, I scribbled furiously in the notebooks I kept clutched at my side. My mom says it was a sign that I was going to become a writer. In honor of National Author’s Day (Nov. 1), I interviewed several California authors to discover what similar traits, if any, they displayed as children. Here are six signs that your child is a budding author:
Interview: Natasha Sistrunk Robinson Talks 'A Sojourner's Truth: Choosing Freedom and Courage in a Divided World'
Natasha Sistrunk Robinson, speaker, mentor, and leadership consultant, talks with Faithfully Magazine about her latest book, A Sojourner’s Truth: Choosing Freedom and Courage in a Divided World.
Madeleine L’Engle is one of the literary world’s brightest lights. An avid journal writer and prolific author, she penned more than 50 books during her career — including the classic “A Wrinkle In Time” — and inspired legions of fans, young and old, along the way.
Aretha Franklin fought the patriarchy with fashion, her full-figured body and her refusal to conform
With a litany of awards and honors, including eight competitive Grammys, one Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 73 entries on the Billboard Hot 100, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the honor of being the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Aretha Franklin will go down in history as one of the best — if not the best singer — to ever grace an American stage.
The 69th Primetime Emmys had one of the most diverse groups of nominees ever, including writer and actress Lena Waithe.
She is also the first black woman to have won in that category.
Few people swim with sharks and live to tell the story, and even fewer deliberately jump into a shark tank. However, that’s exactly what 32-year-old Lindsay Barto (Fresno State) and 36-year-old Chris Healy (Fresno State) did when they pitched their company, The Longhairs, to the judges on ABC’s Shark Tank.
So far, 2018 has been a year of activism for women. The #MeToo movement included women in nearly every industry exposing workplace sexism and harassment. It’s grown into the action-oriented #TimesUp movement. Equal pay has taken a front seat, too, with major court rulings aiding efforts to close the gender pay gap. And the second anniversary of the Women’s March in January attracted hundreds of thousands of people all over the country.
But throughout these efforts, one thing’s been clear: Wom...
The day after their book, Hermanas: Deepening Our Identity and Growing Our Influence launched, Faithfully Magazine spoke with authors Natalia Kohn Rivera, Noemi Vega Quiñones, and Kristy Garza Robinson about their journeys as Latinas and leaders and why Hermanas ("sisters" in Spanish) is the leadership book they all wanted but never had.
It's Christmas time, and while most naturalistas are placing their hair in protective style custody this winter, one naturalista is letting her locks flow because she’s been nice and Santa’s got some gifts for her hair.
In “The Naturalista’s 12 Days of Christmas” music video, Black Santa surprises an unsuspecting naturalista with presents. Some gifts — like a hot oil treatment — are expected, but some — well let’s just say that there’s a big surprise at the end!
Good music will cause you to smile and dance without thinking. So will good food. Just in time for the holidays, here are songs from our favorite artists that’ll make you groove and leave you reaching for a plate of food.
10 women reveal how they achieved their dream career. We don’t know about you, but to say their stories are inspiring is an understatement.
With all the start-ups and college-dropout CEOs out there (plus projections that 10 years from now, 50 percent of Americans will be freelancers), some forward-thinking moms have added entrepreneur training to the list of skills they're teaching their kids.