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Catherine Mwitta

Catherine Mwitta is a journalism student at Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is interested in all things social-political, spiritual and entertainment. Catherine is a tell-all and expresses herself freely on her blog, blackgirlreads.co.
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Dating During The Pandemic, Yes Its Possible and It’s Happening

#OnTheGo My friend is an international student from Taiwan. Before the whole pandemic, she was supposed to travel back home this summer to get married to her high school sweetheart.…

Stay Positive: 5 Inspiring Books To Read While You’re Home

Books and novels are a great way to keep the mind active and provide inspiration in these uncertain times. While quarantining and practicing social distancing, here are five books that…

#QuarantineChronicles: 3 Fitness YouTubers Inspiring People to Remain Active While Quarantining

#QuarantineChronicles  #OnTheGo Since the gyms are closed, people have gone to YouTube to get their daily workouts in. Here are a few of our favorites: Joie in Life From motherhood…

Dismantling Cultural Barriers Between You and Your White Friends

From my experience, I haven’t had that many uncomfortable situations with my White friends. But, I did have one of my friends make fun of my hair. It felt racially…

Why Waking Up At 5 a.m Can Improve Your Life For The Better

Whether you want some quiet time to prep for the day ahead or get an early start on a project, there are perks to waking up early.  3 a.m. to…

Summer Walker and SZA Bringing Attention To Their Anxiety Is a Reminder To Make Our Mental Health A Priority

It’s ok to not be ok. Summer Walker and SZA expressing how indispensable their health is, are two examples of women reclaiming their identity as humans. In November of 2019,…

TpH by Taraji At Target Is A Haircare Line for Natural Hair We Love To Love

#OnTheGo Happy black scalp, happy black woman! From acting to producing to raising awareness about mental health, there seems to be nothing that Taraji P. Henson cannot do. Now the…

In Celebration of Black History Month: The Hidden Black Influencers of Our Generation

Celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth Our culture is full of entrepreneurs, activists, influencers, musicians, and authors that inspire us to dream bigger and work harder. Dorothy Height View this post on Instagram A…

Keke Palmer is The New Face of Olay Body

Olay Body has a new, beautiful melanin face and it’s called Lauren “Keke” Palmer. The 26-year-old is the official spokesperson for Olay Body. A skincare line designed for body products.…

5 Ways To Cope With the Valentine’s Day Blues

Valentine’s day is fast approaching which means love is in the air. Stores are putting up their displays of artisan chocolate paper mache hearts and plastic cupids, couples are making…