Events, Fashion and Beauty

Summit 21 Recap (Day 2)

As promised, here is the recap of my day 2 at Summit 21. If you missed the first recap, check that out first here. Again, I’ll link the vlog of day 2 below but this blog is mainly for the outfit, right? So, I ran into a dilemma the night before leaving for Atlanta because […]

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Fashion and Beauty

Baby Phat is Back!

The year is 2019. The number one song on Billboard is Old Town Road.There are cars that run on electricity. Global warming is very much so a thing. And somewhere in America, Kimora Lee Simmons (now Kimora Lee Leissner) was planning a comeback. The iconic brand, Baby Phat has been revived by the model/mogul almost […]

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Fashion and Beauty

Summit 21 Recap (Day 1)

This past weekend I attended the Summit 21 conference in Atlanta. Last year was my first time attending and I had such a great time that I knew I would be back this year. The energy at the conference is truly indescribable. To be in a space with so many Black women of varying shades, […]

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My Life Lessons

8 Lessons from Beyonce’s Homecoming

I may be the last person in America to finally watch ‘Homecoming’, a Netflix film following Beyonce’s preparation and performance at Coachella in 2018. However, it should be noted that I am not a passive watcher of television. When I watch anything from Hulu, to Netflix, to cable television, I like to give all of […]

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Film

Short film: ‘Reflection’

Wow. I know I’ve been gone for far too long but it is for good reason. I’ll be the first to tell you that God works in mysterious ways. This semester of grad school, I took a ‘Gender and Communications’ class to satisfy a course requirement. On the first day of class, the professor informed […]

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Poems

Poetry Pick: ‘When I Say That I Came Up Poor’

Today’s Poetry Pick is by Jared Paul. There’s a constant narrative that predominately Black neighborhoods are the “hood” or the “ghetto”. Rarely do we hear about white low-income neighborhoods being referred to in the same manner. This poem gives a little insight into how both worlds are hardly any different. Check it out:

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Poems

Poetry Pick: “When the Water is Gone”

Happy Sunday! Today’s poetry pick is by Rudy Francisco. I’ve featured him here on the blog a few times this year because I love his work and this poem is no different. This poem is a nod to the extreme changes in climate that we’ve been ignoring for so long. Take a listen…

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