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Afro Girl Talks » Reflection http://afrogirltalks.com Bolder Than Ever Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:01:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 On Social Media Activism http://afrogirltalks.com/on-social-media-activism/ http://afrogirltalks.com/on-social-media-activism/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:53:39 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=3044 I didn’t anticipate the McKinney pool party, the church shooting, or Sandra Bland, but when I came home from college I did think I was going to be writing on... Read more »

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“I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music http://afrogirltalks.com/i-just-like-the-beat-excusing-offensive-content-in-music/ http://afrogirltalks.com/i-just-like-the-beat-excusing-offensive-content-in-music/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:00:02 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2986 One of the most controversial music-related debates is how we as listeners are expected to take responsibility for the music we listen to. It isn’t rare for some of our... Read more »

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Life Ain’t Pretty http://afrogirltalks.com/here-is-the-thing-and-the-thing-is-true/ http://afrogirltalks.com/here-is-the-thing-and-the-thing-is-true/#comments Sat, 02 Aug 2014 20:17:48 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2458 Did you know that two years ago, Rihanna got on a plane, taking with her a handful of her most devoted fans, and flew around the world for a couple... Read more »

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My Passion for Blogging http://afrogirltalks.com/my-passion-about-blogging/ http://afrogirltalks.com/my-passion-about-blogging/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:29:52 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2183 What’s your first thought about bloggers? Freebies? Advertorial? Events? Freeloading? Give away some free food, drinks, cash vouchers or whatever and you will see tons of them. This is what people think of... Read more »

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Cover Your Brand: Managing your Image on the Web http://afrogirltalks.com/cover-your-brand/ http://afrogirltalks.com/cover-your-brand/#comments Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:38:50 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1968 Early this morning I was lurking on social media. I usually check Instagram first. I saw a young lady post a picture of her wearing something “handcrafted.” I knew where... Read more »

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Life as a Twenty-Five-Year-Old Divorcée http://afrogirltalks.com/life-as-a-twenty-five-year-old-divorcee-2/ http://afrogirltalks.com/life-as-a-twenty-five-year-old-divorcee-2/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 11:43:12 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1834 When I said, “I do,” I planned on being married for the rest of my life. 2013 proved my plans wrong and I tried like hell to be with him... Read more »

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Car Accident http://afrogirltalks.com/car-accident/ http://afrogirltalks.com/car-accident/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:32:43 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1416 Car crashes aren’t always as dramatic as they seem, as the movies have taught us to believe. There’s not always a screeching of tires, the shattering of glass, your life... Read more »

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When I Was a Girl http://afrogirltalks.com/when-i-was-a-girl/ http://afrogirltalks.com/when-i-was-a-girl/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:32:02 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=736 When I Was a Girl… 1.       I avoided wheelchair accessible bathroom stalls like the plague Every girl in my class avoided the giant stall in the corner of the room... Read more »

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I WANT MY DISNEY PRINCESS SHOES BACK http://afrogirltalks.com/i-want-my-disney-princess-shoes-back/ http://afrogirltalks.com/i-want-my-disney-princess-shoes-back/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 02:17:54 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=541 Throughout high school, you go through each year thinking that you’re racing toward the finish line that is the end of your childhood. You romanticize independence as some tall, dark... Read more »

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A Good Role Model Is Hard to Find http://afrogirltalks.com/a-good-role-model-is-hard-to-find/ http://afrogirltalks.com/a-good-role-model-is-hard-to-find/#comments Sun, 17 Nov 2013 16:06:52 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=402 Almost everyone I admire is either fictional or dead. Maybe this shouldn’t be a big deal because I at least have nonliving people to look up to, but there’s a... Read more »

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