Author: Sharelle D. Lowery

Royal Monkey Tho? BBC Journalist Fired Over Baby Chimp Tweet

I mean already with the Monkey jokes? So here we go with no respect to a newborn. Black newborns don't get the same respect as white ones. British radio host fired after racist tweet about Prince Harry and Meghan’s little one. Danny Baker, 61, BBC journalist, tweeted a picture depicting the new Royal baby of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who is biracial, as a chimpanzee. The picture was of a...

Is Meghan Markle the Beyonce of the Royal Family?

Is Meghan Markle the Beyoncé of the Royal Family? Yes, she is. *Dodging The Beyhive Bricks* Our Duchess, Meghan, is on a constant slay mission with the utmost class. Since it was announced that she was engaged to Prince Harry all of her Black Girl Magic was on full display. We were all giddy with excitement and we LOVED every moment of that wedding. Especially the music! In my opinion, Meghan...
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Why We Eat Black Eyed Peas on New Years Day

Now that I am an expecting Mother traditions are more important than ever before. I love sitting under my own Mother and listening to her discuss our family traditions. One of the biggest traditions in Southern-based Black families are to eat Black Eyed Peas on January 1st of every year for Good Luck. While we usually have a feast of several types of foods Black Eyed Peas are the center of the...

Why I Did Not Breastfeed

Its National Breastfeeding Week. I celebrate for you all, but not with you all. I did not breastfeed. New Mom Excitement! I just knew that I was going to be the breastfeeding queen. I remember during one of my pregnancy appointments being presented with a brochure that described using other women’s breast milk...if yours didn’t come in. I was so self righteous. I grimaced. I didnt have a...
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Digital Rules in the Delivery Room

Do you Have Digital Rules in the Delivery Room? I do. Now that I am getting closer to the actual delivery (I am 37 weeks and 3 days at the time of this writing), I am contemplating everything from more life insurance to what to put in this hospital delivery bag...which I have not packed. I am very concerned about Digital Rules in the Delivery Room and beyond. As a very private person with a lot...

Is Marriage REALLY Necessary?

I am 40, Fly and a Mom to Be. I always imagined that I would get married at like 25, have kids at 27 and just be living in the family way. Now that I see the world differently I am wondering, is marriage really necessary? Life did not happen in the traditional way for me. I loved my single life (I had some good loves y’all and some really good likes)...and when I was faced with the opportunity...
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Classy Black Girl Podcast is Poppin!

Hey Yall! My podcast is poppin! Im doing the whop over here, did I spell that right? Probably not, which is why I should be podcasting and not writing. I am so excited. I am fired up that my podcast is now appearing on several platforms. What? Who? I really want to talk about the intersections of Black Motherhood and Pop Culture! Between being afraid for my baby growing up in this crazy world and...
Working Through Your Pregnancy

Can You Work Through Your Pregnancy?

Do You Have to Work Through Your Pregnancy like I do? I always imagined that I would be married by 25, kids by 27 and full swing into my power career and busting balls by the time I was 33. Well...I have probably busted some balls and that's about it. I am 40 years old and 7 ½ months pregnant and nope...ya girl is not married. This means that me and my Sweet Pea are totally dependent on me to...
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Why Pregnant Women Rub Their Bellies

When I was a little girl my Mother would look at me and almost immediately know what I was thinking. I hated it. I am a conservative daughter and I always think more than I would ever dream of saying. Now at 40, going into being a first time 40 year old Mom I realize that the Mother-Child bond is strong. We still have the same thoughts, (me and my Mother) and I would never want that to change. I...
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Have You Scored Classy Black Girl The Rules E-Book?

Have You Scored My Juicy Little Book Yet? Its filled with funny and easy to remember ways to be just a little bit better and more classy. A lot of people are not sure how to score my book! Well let me tell you...it’s as easy as 1,2,3! 1. Click This Link 2. Score the E-Book for $9.99...yep, it is a Classy Little Steal!! 3. Pull up your phone, tablet or even print the book out and enjoy! P.S....