Can Mixed Black Girls Be Accepted As Is?

Photo Credit: Model Dilia Martins by Jessica Mahaffey for Harper’s Bazaar   Two mixed teen girls in my life have been grappling with similar negative circumstances with ‘mean girl’ peers assuming they are not black at all or not black enough. The confusion of other people when they look and then judge light skin mixed black girls really does take…
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Join us in pure paradise for Tropical Transformation Wellness Retreat • Nov. 7-12…

Join Hope McGrath & Rashia Bell in tropical paradise for the Tropical Transformation Wellness Retreat” in the lush tropics of Santa Marta, Colombia on November 7-12th, 2018, in the lush tropics of Colombia. Rashia Bell influential crystal healer, energetic interior designer and I, Hope McGrath have curated an incredibly rejuvenating wellness retreat at a luxurious nature resort alongside picture-perfect Caribbean…
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3 Keys To Living With More Freedom and Fun

Feeling a sense of freedom is something we all strive for. When we are in the zone, that’s when the magic happens. When are so absorbed by the passion for what we are doing that all space and time doesn’t seem to exist. Yet sometimes we subconsciously block ourselves from actually doing what we have passion for.  Fear and uncertainty…
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Childhood Trials of a Mixed Girl’s Hair

My friend texted me recently from a salon in NYC specializing in curly hair. “I couldn’t help but think of you,” she stated.  She preceded to tell me a little black girl, with her hair in a bun, came into the salon, with her white Mom.  When the girl’s bun was taken out it revealed a humongous knot of hair…
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