The Stuyvesants are still high on the playlist, but I’ve added a lot of goodies since that post. These are just a few of my new [and renewed] favorite ladies that define summer with their pure, earthy, funky and uplifting sounds. To me, they transcend the Sunday house cleaning party, the backyard BBQ, transits to […]Read more "summer soundtrack: ladies edition"
Artist Pierre Jean-Louis creates the universe in Black women’s hair. His work has been all over social media [I only have an ig account, but dang!] and various web + pop culture sites. I thought I’d share for those who haven’t yet let their eyes be blessed. all works by Pierre Jean-Louis ❤Read more "Black Art Matters: Pierre Jean-Louis"
“they are afraid a woman can be this free. this soft. this strong. this color. “ -ijeoma umebinyuo ❤ [photo: destiny owosu]Read more "fear"
I spied this chart on my instagram feed and thought I’d share because I like that it’s all-encompassing, yet super simple. My favorite points are win win resolutions and asking, not expecting. Healthy relationships blossom from mutual respect. Too often our ego and pride get in the way when all we need is a conversation, […]Read more "week 30 || 2016"
Thanks for sharing this, Josie! support ❤Read more "Brother"
I am searching for something I will never find; a love so pure and ethereal of some kind. Lost in a dream world of fantasy and books; tired of love based on money and looks. Earthy passion has no place for me. Too scared I’ll get up with an STD. Only lust and sex are […] […]Read more "I Am Searching for Something I Will Never Find [a reblog]"
Have you ever googled images for “Successful black men”? What did you find? (Photo Credit: Ron Specs ) Disheartened by his findings, NYC blogger and photographer, George Myrie spearheaded a movement. He organized a group of thriving, talented brothers from Brooklyn, Queens, Harlem and Jersey to create imagery that displays well dressed, successful black men […]Read more "Bearded Dapper Gents: Changing the Narrative and Perception of Black Men [a reblog]"