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.
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,
I am many things: among them a writer. I have written a young-adult novel which I have provisionally named Star's Reflection. It is a story based partly in ancient Egypt and partly in the present day. Although this is not a major part of the book, two characters face racist teachers in their school. I was told by a white publisher, "this does not happen."
In spite of having previously published a book that was critically acclaimed, I have not been able to find a…Continue
I'm excited that my play My Bones Shall Rise Again, has been selected for a staged reading at the Women Playwrights International Conference to take place in Cape Town in 2015.
The story is about a spirit medium, known as Nehanda, who was the major force in the struggle against British colonial rule in the country now known as Zimbabwe, in 1896.
I like Nehanda's story so much that I have written several versions of it. The first was a duo…Continue
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
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
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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