Brown Girl Collective

Where bold, brilliant & beautiful "Brown Girls" connect.

The Brown Girl Collective is a network that caters to the needs of the multi-faceted, sophisticated woman of African descent.

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Tomaca Govan replied to Marcie Thomas's discussion Tell us about your journey towards being a "napptural" woman and how it has impacted your life. in the group A Napptural Woman
"I am so grateful to finally be "grown" enough in my own mind to be myself and not worry about emulating white hair in the work place.  My hair is almost shoulder length and has been tortured with perms for most of my adult life. …"
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A Napptural Woman

For "brown girls" who have chosen to wear their hair naturally and those who are considering making the change.
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Say It, Sister! - Quotes by Women of African Descent

 "I'm convinced that we black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over."

-- Janet Jackson

Welcome to the Brown Girl Collective!

Hey there Brown Girl!!

This is Marcie, the Chief Creative Force behind the Brown Girl Collective, and I would like to welcome you to OUR network! As the tagline says, this is the place where bold, brilliant & beautiful "Brown Girls" connect.

Take some time to peruse the site, join (or start) a group and share your stories of encouragement. While you are always free to voice your honest opinions, please do so in a spirit of love as we want to uplift one another and develop positive solutions to the issues that challenge us as women of color.

So... Grab your favorite beverage, sit back in your chair and enjoy!

With Much Love,
Marcie

Blog Posts

See HER (in the mirror)? SHE is worth it!

Posted by Chandra Washington on September 2, 2014 at 4:15pm 6 Comments

Before I realized my poem 37 Years was chosen to be shared by Brown Girl Collective, I woke up this morning thinking about how we (women) go through great effort to "preen" in order to attract a man, with the idea that once we find that "true love," we will find happiness.  While the assumption that finding "true love" is correct, we as HUMANS only got it half-right.  The "true love" we seek is not OUTSIDE OF OURSELVES; the Lifetime Happiness we desire must…

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Red Wine picks - a wine tasting

Posted by Trina on August 24, 2014 at 12:22am 0 Comments



Cabernet Sauvignon or Cabernet Sauvignon blends are generally heavy body wines. While the flavor of each vintage may vary - generally you will notice flavors of black currants, cassis, cherries, cedar, spice.  Here are some interesting ones to try.



Rodney Strong - Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2011…

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BA* Star Tropical Eye Shadow Palette Review

Posted by Trina on August 24, 2014 at 12:21am 2 Comments



Hi readers I wanted to share my review with you on the " BA* Star Tropical Eye Shadow Palette". BA Star sent me this wonderful colorful Eye Shadow to review and I must say that I really love it. BA* Star was designed by Professionals to stand out and stay on. BA* Star is very affordable and you can also get free samples before you buy and free face charts.…





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Strong is Sexy

Posted by L.A. Green on August 21, 2014 at 6:42am 0 Comments

I will never aspire to be thin and petite more like fit and strong, it's all about living long. Muscles does a body good.

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Virtual Fitness/Weight Loss Group

Started by Marcie Thomas. Last reply by Carleen Patrick Aug 31. 14 Replies

Quick Poll: Would you be interested in forming a virtual fitness/weight loss group? It can be hard to go it alone, so I think that we could all benefit from some sisterly support. Please reply so that I can get things set up for us. I would like to…Continue

THE IMPORTANCE OF BREAST EXAMS

Started by LaFarris Johnson Mar 21. 0 Replies

I WOULD LIKE FOR EVERY ONE TO KNOW JUST HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO GET MAMOGRAMS AND PREFORM SELF BREAST CHECKS ON A REGULAR, I FOUND MY LUMPS IN MY CHEST FROM SELF EXAMS, I'M STAGE 3 TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER, MY MESSAGE IS, WE ALL ARE AT RISK,…Continue

Book Club

Started by Carlese Harris Mar 13. 0 Replies

Hello all,I'm need to the group but I would like to invite all to a Book Club that I host.  The information is attached.  And if you have any questions please contact me.Thank you and God BlessCarlese HarrisContinue

Black women and romance (lack thereof)

Started by camille branch Feb 15. 0 Replies

Importing discussion from NPR. org, is anyone else as outraged as I am on this topic? (I replied below)NPR member says: I don't get offended at the massive number of black men dating/marrying non-black women. I am waiting for society to get over…Continue

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