self esteem

A 13-year-old Baltimore girl named Janiyah was empowered by peers after voicing deep vulnerabilities about her features.

In an interview with Harper's Bazaar, The Birth Of A Nation star admits she used to curl her lips and press her lips together in attempts to minimize her Blackness.

Raven-Symone said while on her ABC Family show State of Georgia, she was forced to wear a fat suit because she was deemed "too skinny"

Olivia Allen, not yet even a middle schooler, is spreading her #blackgirlmagic all over her neighborhood as a budding philanthropist and role model for her peers.

Have you ever pre-judged someone based on how presentable they were/weren’t? Fine. I’ll be the first to raise my hand. Every now and then, I’ll catch myself having conversations in my head about someone’s outer appearance. (Whispers) Even though I’m the last one who should have anything to say, because I come to work everyday like […]

One young lady has inspired girls to love themselves and their hair with her award-winning comic book, BuzzFeed reports. Troubled by her natural tresses and skin tone,…

A Nigerian man creates a line of African dolls called Queens Of Africa that are now more popular than Barbie among young African girls. Toafick Okoya, 43, created the dolls out of frustration and a little heart break after his niece  confessed to him that she wanted to be white much like the dolls that […]

JJ's Blog

Hey guys @jjonthemic here! We had a phenomenal time at Thomas Middle School this past Friday. Another tour stop sowing seeds of self-esteem in our community’s young girls. The girls enjoyed classes on Beauty/Style, Goal Setting, Health/Fitness, and Etiquette! We look forward to more tour stops, visit us at immefoundation.org to volunteer and stay updated […]

It’s a new year and a great time to think about what really makes you happy. What motivates you? What are your career goals? Relationship goals? Financial goals? Having a clear sense of who you are, what you stand for and where you want to go in life can definitely help boost your self-esteem. Granted […]

It’s a new year and a great time to think about what really makes you happy to boost your self-esteem. What motivates you? What are your career goals? Relationship goals? Financial goals? Having a clear sense of who you are, what you stand for and where you want to go in life can definitely help […]