We’re Headed Back to School

September is upon us, which means the first day of school is right around the corner. Although Polished Pebbles won’t be starting up until October, we know that students and parents have some nerves about getting back to those classrooms. We have some tips for you to make the transition into the school year as smooth as possible: Continue reading

We Want More Black Sisterhood

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of black sisterhood. You can view that post here: Photographing Sisterhood. In a media centered society that puts drama over friendship, we are seriously lacking black female friends on the big screens. Which means, many of our young girls are not seeing examples of black female friendship. Continue reading

Photographing Sisterhood

It is not often in media that we see positive representations of black female friendship. Too often the portrayals are centered around competition and deceit. This is why some women are pushing back against main media. Photographer Miranda Barnes project titled “Doubles”, she photographs black twin sisters.  Continue reading