Two weeks ago I was laying in my bed wondering why the heck I decided to enter a business I had started just this year into one of my university's biggest pitch competitions. I had never done anything like this before and I had no idea what I was getting into. I just knew that I did not want the fear of failing to hold me back.Read More
The Empress Diaries has been around for some time...but now it's a podcast! Check out the first episode spotlighting Empress Lexi, founder of TheLexiShow.com and PerpLEXd Closet!Read More
Freshman year of college, during my pursuit into my illustrious sorority, I attended a 2015 Delta Week event called "Divas to Daughters." One of the devastating panelist, my now Soror, brought up a topic that still remains the center of conversation for my line sisters and I three years later: whether a man is a bread, money or honey. We always go back and forth about which quality is better than the other and what we hold dear and want in any future man of ours. What do they mean? Well let me explain . . .Read More
You've all heard of the crabs-in-the-barrel metaphor? Yea, that's the topic of discussion for today's blog post. This metaphor, as a rather successful black woman for her age, has been rattling in my head all week. Today I want you, a force to be reckoned with, to walk away with one thing in mind: lift as you climb & don't let others keep you down.Read More
This week's topic is one that should be near the top of every young woman's mind right now: money empowerment. Women control 75% of the wealth in America and, black women especially, are in more control of the purse strings in the household. We are also the largest consumers, with a growing impact on the economy reaching $18 trillion in spending power.
I can go on about how great our power is as a population of women, but I want to take a special focus on the individual: you. What can you do now, to financially empower yourself?Read More
This Empress has been in the blogging game before the thought even surfaced my mind. She is behind @BlackGirlsWhoBlog, an award-winning brand tweeted into existence that has now turned into a community of black women bloggers! Read more about this influential project and Empress Morgan's advice on blogging and producing content.Read More