Welcome to the Life and Healing Column!

Greetings Sisters, I'm Renyea Colvin, women's health and wellness expert and the new Life and Healing blogger for CiteASista! I'm super excited to be part of a digital space that puts Black women front and center in every way. What a powerful and timely endeavor, highlighting the work of Black women across varying discipline, in a [...]

All Things Science and Health

Hey Cite A Sista Fam! My name is Kishana and I am excited to serve as a writer for Cite A Sista during its beginning stages of greatness! No, really! I think what Brittany and Joan are doing here is wonderful and I cannot wait to see how Cite A Sista continues to grow. My [...]

Welcome to the Black Girl Friendship Column!

...I am learning that building sisterships with other Black women is essential to my survival in this racially and gender-hostile space. Therefore, I will be using much of my own experience to illustrate how relationship and kinship building may look differently and be uniquely challenging for Black girls and women at the intersections of brilliance and introversion.

Welcome to Religion and Spirituality

I come from a long line of Black Christian women whose faith got them through and embolden them to be courageous in the face of systemic oppression and personal challenges. I’m aware of the ways that Christianity has been (and continues to be) weaponized against people with varying faith and thought traditions, races, genders, and sexualities. Because of those histories and contexts, I share my faith within the context of it being mine alone and not the way others, even within Christian traditions, experience faith, spirituality, and meaning making.

“Time Management” in Grad School? Whet?

Graduate school is not very demanding. *Record Scratch* Said. No. One. Ever. Every time I check my email or look at my calendars I have a looming deadline, new suggestions for a meeting, or request for my attendance at an event. Prior to grad school, I prided myself on setting time to complete various tasks [...]