Dare to be Different: Russel Blake a Male Advocate for DV

Fancy interviews motivational speaker, concert soloist, and teaching artist, Russel Blake, about being an advocate for domestic violence. SwagHer: What sparked your interest in domestic violence? Blake: I was interviewed on a New York based radio show regarding my book, Read more

Survivor: Deborah J. Monroe

In observance of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we spoke with authoress, activist, and domestic violence survivor, Deborah J. Monroe. Monroe recently published the book, Hurt No More: What Victims and Abusers Should Know About Domestic Violence. For Read more

Lost in Luv: Know Where You Stand and When It’s Worth It

When a man can handle a woman’s flaws, love her on her moody days, and kiss her when she does not look her best, he is definitely worth it. Most women might feel that the only thing guys are after Read more

Wednesday’s Wonder Woman: Adraine Conrad

We love to celebrate women who are able to get themselves in shape, but we also love those who are able to do so and also motivate others to get fit. Our Wednesday’s Wonder Woman is a mother of four, Read more

This Convo is Dead

We all go through a time when our personal relationships are a little hectic, but like most things in life there is a time frame for such matters. For example usually we go to our best friends during these times. Read more

Make Life Work for You

Everyone goes through those times when we feel that everything is going wrong. More than we know have gone most their lives thinking this way, myself included, but the truth of the matter is the less self hatred we have Read more

TODAY: Thrift

TODAY: I am thankful and grateful for the understanding and the influence of such a powerful insight to being THRIFT! Having a THRIFT attitude from a very early stage in your life puts you in good stead with the power Read more

Lost in Luv: A Breakdown of the Beat Down

  You can never build yourself up by tearing someone down. Sometimes people have to respect themselves enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves them, matures them, or makes them happy. Some people might not never know Read more

TODAY: Patience

TODAY: I am grateful and thankful for the will of PATIENCE! Oh yes I am! It has been said that I have the PATIENCE of a ‘SAINT’ , while there are times I  just ‘AINT’! I am sure there are Read more

Thanks Shelby and Cast of Steel Magnolias

Last night we had a viewing party for Lifetime’s remake of Steel Magnolias with its all star Black cast, starring Queen Latifah as M’Lynn, the overprotective mother, Condola Rashad as her diabetic daughter Shelby, Phylicia Rashad (Condola’s mother) as the Read more

A VUE From Both Sides: Gogetta, Valaira Sa-Ra

Most young girls dream of being a model one day, but this gogetta dreamed of being a model, became one, and then realized the errors made in the midst of productions and decided to go behind the scenes to plan Read more

What’s a Girl To Do? Plan B

So out of all of the situations that I have viewed recently, the topper of them all was a friend who finally slept with the guy she had been seeing and the fall out afterwards. The two had not been Read more

Itz Jus Swagher: Fashion is your inner style

by: Tamisa Hunter, CEO of JNiche I recently went through something that I was not expecting.  Although the initial news was good to me at the time, when I got home and was sitting in silence I then started pondering Read more

Writing Their Wrongs

SwagHer  Magazine received the privilege of interviewing some of the authors of DiamondStone Productions, a publishing company where street life meets urban erotica and home of Nikki Urban, The Princess of  Urban Erotica. The unique thing about these men all Read more

Love with Your Heart, Not With Your Hands

People often tell me they would not share as much as I do, but I have no problem with sharing, because you never know how your struggle can benefit someone else. This month I want to share my domestic violence Read more

Lost in Luv: New Rules of the Game

  It amazes me how people are always trying to give advice – relationships, life, and children, but  they are never willing to listen to someone or take their own advice. I see some of the same people on Facebook Read more

TODAY: Freedom

TODAY: I am grateful and thankful for I know that I walk in the power of FREEDOM! Oh Yes, FREEDOM! This is not a newness, though its meaning became heightened as I opened my Life and breathed in the air Read more