BIO

Sa'iyda Shabazz lives in Los Angeles. She traded her dreams of winning a Tony award for a spot on the New York Times bestseller list. She loves pop culture, chocolate chip cookies, and books. She is a mom to a spirited little boy and a scruffy dog. Check her out on Twitter.

Sa'iyda Shabazz's Articles

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden off my shoulders. I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore.

Letting My Hair Go Natural Lifted A Huge Burden Off My Shoulders

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden! I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore, which has made me feel less annoyed by it.
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   05.30.18 12am   |   SHARE
“Seriously? You’re not going to be my friend over this?” And just like that, it was over. I had lost a friend who I had come to value greatly.

I Lost A Friend Over A Comment I Didn't Think Was A Big Deal

“Seriously? You’re not going to be my friend over this?” And just like that, it was over. I had lost a friend who I had come to value greatly.
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   01.2.18 12pm   |   SHARE
My Glasses Don't Make Me Less Attractive. Photo by Sa'iyda Shabazz

My Glasses Don't Make Me Less Attractive

I’m just as feminine and fun with my glasses as I am without. My glasses sure don't make me less attractive. Glasses are sexy!
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   11.6.17 12am   |   SHARE
There were a lot of rejections, but I wasn’t discouraged. I’d just try again.

Becoming A Mother Forced Me To Make My Career Goals Happen

Being a parent has given me the career that I had only previously dreamed of.
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   07.28.17 12am   |   SHARE