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“You Are Built For This”: Countering Imposter Syndrome
Getting into a doctoral program was the most exciting part of my educational journey because there was a time when I felt that it was an unobtainable goal. After all, I was kicked out of school due to poor grades, and the president of the institution told me I wasn’t "college material" and that I [...]
My #1 Tip for Amazing Sister-Friendships
Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time in community with Black women in what can only be described as cultivating and nurturing friendships. I’ve gathered with girlfriends, old and new, for the sole purpose of communing based on our commonalities and agreeing to grow through our differences. I’ve danced the night away in celebration [...]
Social Class & Social Media: Why Everythang’ Ain’t What It Seems With Travel Posts
I travel a lot. As I took some time this morning to reflect on just how often I'm away from home, I found myself overcome with guilt and at one point grief: who died and said I deserve such a good life? I know I feel this way because as a woman and Black woman [...]
Join #CiteASista x Special Guest Shar for our next chat!
The Cite A Sista Team is pleased to announce Shar Jossel of Shar Says So will join us for our next installment of #CiteASista. Be there or hear about it. Use #CiteASista on twitter to participate.
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 [...]
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.