A Bronx Girl’s Tale : Triumph After Teen Pregnancy

This article initially appeared in the first issue of HomegirlNYC mag. I grew up in a lower income neighborhood in the Bronx. It wasn’t the projects, but it looked like one—drugs, gangs, every possible negative thing there was, I saw it. But my home life was good. My parents have been together for like 30 […]

Harlem Lyrics : Youth Cards Designed with YOU in Mind!

This article initially appeared in the first issue of HomegirlNYC mag Some years ago, Chauncey Holloman was shopping for a birthday card for her best friend, but had trouble finding one that she liked. “All the cards were too mature or immature,” she said. “There was no middle ground.” So Chauncey, then 15, had an […]