No one cares that the industry scoffs at your Non-Ivy League Education

I had a reader ask me via DM what I thought about the whole bribery college scandal that included actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy their children’s way into prestigious colleges and universities. Honestly, I’m not surprised. It’s white privilege at work like it’s always been. Money talks and bullshit walks and…
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Black Girls Who Write: 10 Fashion Editors and Writers to Follow Now

I love living in New York. One of the main reasons I love living here is because it’s a magnet for young black women who write. Writing here is an actual career that one can pursue an actually make a decent living doing so. When I told my parents I wanted to switch my major to Journalism in undergrad they…
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Make The World You Want — International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day and I wanted to write something that would speak to women, especially women who let fear determine the the decisions they make. I was that woman. I was that woman for most of my adult life. I am just now starting to change my mind set and make decisions based on what makes me happy instead…
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The Dream is Free, The Hustle is Sold Separately

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and for the first time in years, I don’t have to work today. I always thought that it was strange that all of the places I’ve been employed at my adult life, never recognized this historic and monumental day. I always felt a sense of bewilderment smothered in anger that I was working…
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5 Ways I’m Self-Caring my way through 2019 

So this year I’m self-caring my way through 2019 with a little dancing, prayer, meditation and manifestation. A lot of doing the things I love while creating a space to do so and not depriving myself. What are some ways you are self-caring this year? xx Monroe  
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Hacked — The Ultimate Violation of my Netflix and Email

I am serious about my Netflix. I’ve spent plenty of time binge watching Ozark, Sick Note, Explained, Wanderlust, Atypical, Three Wives One Husband and Bodyguard. I actually just watched The American Meme last night! Anywho, imagine my surprise when one evening I was trying to watch a documentary, The Bleeding Edge to be exact and my Netflix wouldn’t pull up.…
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