Soooo what better way to kick off the Music, Media and Pop Culture category than with a music post. After-all I know I have to earn your trust. That being said, I want you to know that I have an ear and knack for discovering new music and artist that are going to be big. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
...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.
There are SO many Cite A Sista things floating out there, so we created this comprehensive post to keep you updated on all things Cite A Sista.
African American women disproportionately suffer from diabetes, hypertension, cervical cancer, breast cancer and obesity. Not only do we experience many of these health issues at an alarming rate, but we face increased risks with aging.
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.
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 [...]
As a Black woman, I am focused on the healing, uplifting, and empowerment of my sisters in every area of their lives, be it family, cou47f1641b7cf2a96d8493ac275b55be82.jpgple relationships, friendships, or career. I believe that we have been taught to take care of everyone but ourselves. Part of our liberation is through caring for ourselves first.
So, what is a graduate student supposed to do? I could give up the ticket (which was a steal at $250) or I could forego the usual travel luxuries and keep my total expenses for the trip (sans airfare) at $500....