Author: Savvy Cooper

Sacsee’s Southern Eatery

Sacsee’s Southern Eatery

From the moment I walked through the doors into a genuinely cheerful “Welcome to Sascee’s!” with Family Feud and Mint Condition’s “Breakin’ My Heart” both playing faintly in the background, I knew I made the right choice for lunch. I have a confession to make: I’ve already tried Sascee’s but […]

Don’t Touch My Hair

Don’t Touch My Hair

Beauty is pain. Especially for us black girls. Our hair – through a variety of styles – is an outlet for our creativity and originality. My box braids, in particular, are a conversation starter whether I want them to be or not. So allow me to briefly explain. They’re simply […]

I Know I’m the Only One

I Know I’m the Only One

I’m an athletically-gifted, lazy and overachieving kid all at once. How? I’m an only child. Crazy, right? I like to think that my mother felt I was too perfect and didn’t want to add another kid, but the truth burns like no other. She was in labor for 36 hours […]

French Artists That Will Make You Say “Oui Oui”
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French Artists That Will Make You Say “Oui Oui”

American popular culture has become the global gold standard. But repetitive lyrics and radio overkill make favorite karaoke picks become quick playlist skips. For those moments, I suggest looking overseas to our French neighbors for something new and perhaps foreign to your daily routine. With the city of Paris as […]