BI-RACIAL CHILDREN & SICKLE CELL DISEASE/ TOPE AKWADA/ 25 JUNE


Can bi-racial children get sickle cell disease? The short answer is YES! We know already that sickle cell is common in Africans, African Americans, people from mediterranean countries like Greece and Turkey, India, spanish speaking regions in south and central America and parts of the carribean. This means that both dark and light skin people can carry copies of the sickle cell genes.

FASHION FRUSTRATIONS/ TOPE AKWADA/ 22 JUNE


Female fashion has really turned a corner over recent years and today's woman played a large role in that shift. It's no secret that fashion brands are now learning the importance of inclusiveness and diversity playing no small part in having a successful brand. 

9 WAYS I LEARNED TO BE OKAY WITH NOT HAVING IT ALL TOGETHER/ TOPE AKWADA/ 20 JUNE


I'm almost 40! To me, that's a big deal! But have I got all my ducks in a row? By no means. Is that also a big deal? Not anymore. How did I become okay with not having 'it' all together...at this age? That proverbial 'it' that we are all chasing daily, that only a few find but that also eludes many?