Nichellest Interview: Pauline Millard

This interview of Pauline Millard was originally posted on Gothamist in January of 2005. The Basics. Astrological Sign. I was born on June 21st, which […]

Nichellest Interview: Beth Schoenfeldt, Entrepreneur

I met Beth Schoenfeldt when I took goddess classes at Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts back in 2001.  She’s an entrepreneur and a mom.  […]

My Old Gothamist Interview: Carolyn Castiglia

Back in 2004, I used to do Gothamist Interviews.  Gothamist is shutting down, so I am posting my old interviews here. I interviewed my friend, […]

For The Culture: #forthedchallenge and more

desiree, janelle and kamau

It’s almost October, and I feel lucky to still be here.  Natural and man-made disasters have got me down.  However, there’s always someone creating dope […]

Hurricane Harvey: How You Can Help

Support Black Women in HOU

    “Houston, we have a problem.”  – It’s a quote that is overused, but it is relevant with Hurricane Harvey hitting Houston right now. […]

Poem About Being Single in 2017

I don’t get free drinks anymore because of smartphones. I used to be able to sidle up to a bar and flash my smile. Then I […]

Earl Grey Tea and Orange Sherbet Milk Shake

Earl Grey Tea

  When I lived in Brooklyn, I loved going to Van Leeuwen’s for their Earl Grey ice cream. I miss it. One day, I was […]

A Place Of My Own

I just renewed my domain, NichelleStephens.com even though I don’t post as often as I should. Social media has taken over personal blogging. It’s fast […]

New Year; Who Dis?!

  I am doing #365selfie project on Instagram which means I am taking a photo of myself every day in 2017. I am also reading at […]

I Was Never Afraid To Support Hillary; I Just Wasn’t Enthusiastic About It

One of my Facebook “friends” unfriended back in the spring during the primaries because he was a die-hard Bernie Sanders supporter. I was just irked […]