Film

Sorry to Bother You (with a recap)

This morning after church I want to the 10 a.m. showing of ‘Sorry to Bother You’, a film by Boots Riley. I’d been trying to go see it for a few days now but for some reason I kept delaying the task of driving to the theatre, picking a seat, being disappointed by concession prices… […]

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Books/Reading

Book Review: Vibrant Evolution (The Beauty in Becoming)

Hey Kinfolk! I have really been slacking on my reads this year. I’m currently reading 3 books simultaneously because I get so bored with one that I pick up another and repeat the process over and over again. (I blame social media and it’s effect on attention spans.) However, there is one book I have […]

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Fashion and Beauty

Style Star: Imoni Johnson

Another day, another chance to shine the spotlight on a Style Star. Last time we featured Diamond Rollins, a FAMU graduate. Like Diamond, Imoni Johnson also graduated from the illustrious institution and has moved on to conquer both the world and our Instagram feeds. Imoni is from Orlando, Florida and aspires to be a personal/celebrity […]

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My Life Lessons

When the World feels Unbearable…

Today was one of those days. You know those days that feel exhausting. Not so much physically, but emotionally and mentally draining. Yeah, those.  Between reading articles of children being separated from the parents at the border and seeing a horrible video of a young man’s lifeless body, I had to find some way to […]

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Updates

It’s Our Blogiversary!!

Today is special to me. Not just because its Tuesday (which is great) but because it’s June 5th.  Four years ago today, I published my first blog post here on Queen to Queens. In that post, I wrote: “This blog was named ‘From Queen to Queens’ because my middle name, ‘Raanee’ means queen, and I believe […]

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Be a Point of Light

Happy Monday! I hope you all have missed the Monday Motivation series as much as I’ve missed posting them. The beginning of the week can be rough, especially Monday’s so I thought it would be nice to give you a little extra push on these particular days. Today, we listen to a short message from […]

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