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Unapologetic. Ours. A publication from Medium for Black women.

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LIFE & DEATH

Some people were monuments. They were institutions. Eras. And losing X is losing the only other person who remembers what I remember about us.

With DMX on the set of Aaliyah’s posthumous ‘I Miss You’ video shoot, 2002.


Good advice for women from women

Black man and woman posing together in front of a maroon background.
Black man and woman posing together in front of a maroon background.
Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images


This weekly practice of care comes with valuable lessons

Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Elderly Black woman smiling while on a video call at home.
Photo: FG Trade/Getty Images


It’s Valentine’s week, so I plan to watch a lot of Black love

From “Jumping the Broom.” Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment



Covid took my fiance. I’m still learning to let go.

Holding hands at the hospital.
Holding hands at the hospital.
Photo: subman/Getty Images


We don’t have to dim ourselves to get what we want. It’s out there.

Photo: Christopher Malcolm/Getty Images


Sex & Love

In matters of love, it’s important to know the difference between boundaries and walls

Distorted gold-tinted reflection of a young Black woman.
Distorted gold-tinted reflection of a young Black woman.
Photo: Jonathan Knowles/Getty Images


Can the attempt to get paid by men who disappointed me deliver something bigger than healing?

Confident Black woman writing down invoice at her computer.
Confident Black woman writing down invoice at her computer.
Photo: Maskot/Getty Images


XOXO

You can still enjoy each other’s company, even from afar

A photo of woman receiving flowers / present in the mail and talking to lover over a video call.
A photo of woman receiving flowers / present in the mail and talking to lover over a video call.
Photo: FG Trade/Getty Images

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