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Sisterhood, Sexuality & Safe Spaces: A Thank You To Zane

Black Women – Sisterhood, Sexuality & Safe Spaces: A Thank You To Zane

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Black Women – Sisterhood, Sexuality & Safe Spaces: A Thank You To Zane Black Women – Sisterhood, Sexuality & Safe Spaces: A Thank You To Zane By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com I’m obsessed with the phenomenon that is Black girlhood. There are so many beautiful aspects of what it means to transition into womanhood and Black womanhood specifically. The experience…

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For Overwhelmed Black Mothers Who’ve Been Told Their Breastmilk Isn’t Enough

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Illustration created by Veronica Wells-Puoane For Overwhelmed Black Mothers Who’ve Been Told Their Breastmilk Isn’t Enough By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com I spent the summer of 2021 in transit. I transitioned from pregnant woman to mother. I traveled back and forth from my home to the NICU. And in an interaction with another Black mother, I went from righteous and…

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Why Black Girls Loved Melissas

2002 Flashback: Why Black Girls Loved Melissas

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2002 Flashback: Why Black Girls Loved Melissas By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com It was a hot July day in Indianapolis when I realized that the hold Melissa shoes had on Black girls was, perhaps, a little too strong. I was enrolled in summer school gym and in order to receive credit for the course, you had to run a mile….

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Black Women and the Great Resignation - Why Ashley Quit I'm Taking An Ancestral Rest

Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Ashley Quit – I’m Taking An Ancestral Rest

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Photo by Christine Benz (@_xine on Instagram) Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Ashley Quit – I’m Taking An Ancestral Rest As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com In 2020, Ashley Johnson, a photographer and all-around creative, quit her desk job after nine years. See what she said she’s discovered on the other side of the decision. In school,…

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Black Women and the Great Resignation Why Victoria Quit - Youre Not Finna Kill Me

Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Victoria Quit – You’re Not Finna Kill Me

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Photo provided by Victoria Uwumarogie Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Victoria Quit – You’re Not Finna Kill Me As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com After a decade working as an editor at MadameNoire.com, Victoria Uwumarogie left the site due to burnout and the feeling of betrayal. Read what she had to say about her decision to walk…

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Skin Don't Stop No Show Burn Survivor Julie Saint Fleur Shares Her Story

“Skin Don’t Stop No Show” Burn Survivor Julie Saint-Fleur Shares Her Story 6 Months into Recovery

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“Skin Don’t Stop No Show” Burn Survivor Julie Saint-Fleur Shares Her Story, 6 Months into Recovery As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Open letter: When I got burned all my doctors would say is “a year from now you’ll get to do this or that again.” So, now that I’m halfway there I feel it’s only fair to share…

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An Open Letter To MadameNoire

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An Open Letter To MadameNoire By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com   I’m going to address you like the people of the internet do: as if you’re a singular person, a real woman. I just felt the need to offer a few words as I close out one of the most incredible chapters of my personal and professional life. I remember…

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