Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Ie’shia McDonald

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Ie’shia McDonald

Kansas City – born and raised, Ie’shia McDonald is a journalist, blogger, poet and the founder of hayqueen.com – an online space that focuses on uplifting young women of color through posts on lifestyle, careers, natural hair and everything in between. BGP: Ie’shia, what does it mean to you to be a black girl with purpose? Ie’shia McDonald: […]

Fear of Failure

Fear of Failure

  In the age of “rise & grind”, “hustling” and “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” I think it’s safe to say our generation is consumed with obtaining success. This could be for a multitude of reasons 1) Our generation is characterized by taking risks and not waiting around on employers to choose us, but choosing […]

Fear of the Future

Fear of the Future

We’re only two weeks away from selecting a president from two of the most polarizing candidates this nation has seen and I can’t help but notice more than their politics and beliefs, conversations have moved straight to what we’re going to do as a country when President Obama and the rest of one of the […]

The Fear of People

I really like listening to the radio. Call it comfort or habitual thinking but there’s just something about getting in the car and riding to the sounds of my favorite worship song that calms me. Recently, while I was listening to a local gospel station, a sermon came on entitled “The Fear of People” and based […]