cultural PTSD

I've never had anxiety but I imagine it would besimilar to this feeling that consumed me as I walked up to the grocery store and then stopped because the only thought running through my mind was 'is today the day that I'll be shot'feeling forced to look my kids in the eyesand tell them sugar... Continue Reading →

5 Shows You Should Watch If You 🤎’d Insecure

Admittedly, I don't think there will ever be a show that will top Insecure for me - and that's mainly because I literally had my season of growth with Issa Rae - but there have been some shows I've discovered over the last couple of years that come close to giving me those same feelings... Continue Reading →

Happy Women’s History Month!

Stepping into this new month, I hope the last 28 days were filled with growth, light, and love! March is a celebration of women throughout our history that have helped shape the foundation our excellence is built on. Over the next 31 days, we will pay homage and honor the beautiful black and brown women... Continue Reading →

x Bri Stokes x Hecate Magazine x

Who is Bri Stokes: Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Bri is a true product of her environment - a beautiful amalgam of the spirited single mother and effervescent grandparents that raised and helped mold her into the woman she strives to be every day. For as long as she can remember, Bri... Continue Reading →

x Dreia x Mpenzi Tundae Doula x

Healthcare professionals are some of the most heroic and essential individuals across the world, but it is no secret that black and brown people are at a disadvantage when it comes to the level of care provided to us. Every moment from the first time you hear your baby's heartbeat through pregnancy, childbirth, and the... Continue Reading →

Cami x Sage x $10k Challenge x

From the moment I laid eyes on the colors and the art riddled among the pages of The $10k Challenge, I knew it was something that BIPOC-LGBTQIA+ people needed to see. To have black women of all colors and identifiers represented in this book geared towards our financial wealth and health is a huge win... Continue Reading →

Meet the Writer

hey, I'm Lyn! First and foremost, I'm so glad you're here! Building and strengthening connections with creatives around the world has been an absolute thrill over the last and, as I step into this new endeavor, I am excited for what the future holds. If you've been here with me since I launched eclectic, I... Continue Reading →

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