By Cowgirl Candace | Images by Suhyoon Cho and Trarell Torrence The academic voice for the South’s rural voiceless: That’s who Dr. Veronica L. Womack is for thousands of residents of the United States’ Black Belt Region. The political scientist, rural researcher and black farmers advocate has studied the very region we were both raised […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos courtesy of DeBoraha Townson She’s fast. She’s fierce. And she’s undeniably fearless. DeBoraha Townson, 61, is a professional barrel racer and riding instructor who knows the true grit it takes to become a champion. “I’m a big dreamer,” said the veteran, California-based cowgirl. “I’ve always believed in myself and that I […]
Colors carry a considerable amount of personality in them. Instantly, you can tell my mood based off the hues I’m sporting for the day. If I’m donning red, ya girl is feelin’ racy; black, I’m bold; and green gives me good luck. When I copped this cute pale pink top at Forever 21 for $9.99, […]
Ever since my wee country Western days, I’ve worn Durango boots. The style selections, cushiness and durability in the brand made my farm family Durango devotees. The footwear also stood the test of time on the land because I had a bad habit of not givin’ or throwin’ them away when I outgrew a few. […]
Coming up in a family of farming intellects, reading wasn’t just fundamental. It was a natural way of creative life. To fuel that creativity, my parents and grandparents were adamant about taking my sibling and me to school book fairs to discover the latest and greatest in children’s literature. Now that I often live vicariously […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.