Pictures from the One-Day Only Barbie 60th Pop-Up in New York City

On a much lighter and higher note, “Barbie 60” was a super fun, really cute, and thoughtful tribute to her legacy as an influential doll and toy.

In Mansfield, Black Dolls Are A Journey to A Colorful & Hard Truth Past

  A considerable amount of Black history in America has taken place in Boston. It was where Phillis Wheatley, a West African native—who emigrated stateside because she was sold as a slave—became the first Black female poet published in the U.S. It was once home to Malcolm X, who lived in Roxbury with his sisterContinue reading “In Mansfield, Black Dolls Are A Journey to A Colorful & Hard Truth Past”

My Sole Memory of New York City’s, Now Closed, Cup & Saucer Diner

by C. Shardae Jobson THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES   I shouldn’t have jolted when I read the report of Cup & Saucer closing, but I did. While New York City businesses are constantly on the precipice of hanging up “Liquidation” signs, such closings are hard to take when speaking of the same storefronts youContinue reading “My Sole Memory of New York City’s, Now Closed, Cup & Saucer Diner”