Updates

It’s Our Blogiversary!!

Today is special to me. Not just because its Tuesday (which is great) but because it’s June 5th.  Four years ago today, I published my first blog post here on Queen to Queens. In that post, I wrote: “This blog was named ‘From Queen to Queens’ because my middle name, ‘Raanee’ means queen, and I believe […]

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Movies

What ‘Black Panther’ taught us about Black Women

If you were amongst those that piled into theaters this past weekend to see the long awaited Marvel film, ‘Black Panther‘, I’m sure of a few things. I know you waited in a line. I know there was at least one crying child in your theatre. I know you witnessed the show of African inspired […]

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Open Letters

The Melanin Comeback: Why Black Representation Matters

When I was a kid I didn’t see race.. let alone, color. Granted, that could have been due to attending an all black school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. At my Pre-K graduation I played Cinderella’s fairy Godmother (a.k.a Whitney Houston) in our stage play. I clearly remember walking onto the stage with my plastic wand […]

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Fashion and Beauty

BET Awards ’17 Fashions

If you attended the Black family reunion last night, a.k.a The BET Awards, then you saw an extreme showcase of fashion, elegance, and all around black girl magic. Personally, I enjoyed many of the ensembles that pre-show and decided to share a few of my favorites with you! BTW: Did you all see that New […]

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photography

Valentine’s Day Update

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day and I hope that you all were able to spend it with the people that you love. I spent it with my parents and they gave me one of the things I love the most, snacks! In honor of Vday, I wanted to share with you all a few pictures that […]

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My Life Lessons

He’s Up to Something…

I know that I’m in the midst of a Greek series right now but for the moment I need to put this out.   For the past month and a half, God has been trying to tell me something. During this time, I have not been out to any parties, clubs, or any social events […]

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Events

Video: Boss Women Tally Brunch

  I was honored to be a guest speaker for the Boss Women Tally Brunch this past Saturday at Nefertari’s restaurant. I have to admit, I was scared out of my mind and on the way there I thought of every possible reason to pass the venue and just keep driving. When I parked, I […]

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My Life Lessons

An Open Letter about My First Love

 When you look up the definition of love, you’ll find, “an intense feeling of deep affection”. But the truth is, love means different things to different people. If you ask your mother what love is, she may say, it’s the feeling of carrying a baby for 9 months and finally being able to look into it’s […]

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My Pictures, Updates

HBCU Queen Shirts

I announced a little while ago that I started creating shirts that would be in conjunction with the blog. Although I’m late, I would still like for those of you that have not seen the latest “HBCU” queen shirts to be able to view them. So, here they are!! To purchase a shirt, visit: http://queentoqueens.bigcartel.com/

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