HER.: an art share

  Her story. Her passion. Her voice. Her ART. A group show featuring the art of Black female artists who are staying tried and true to their styles and perspectives as the art world gradually learns that HER voice matters. There are blatant limitations for Black female artists including, but not limited to being told to “soften” […]

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week nineteen

I love us. So much. I am a cheerleader of many great women (in “real” life and digitally) and truly desire to see us win. If you and your circles are not exchanging love, patience, empathy, ideas, honesty, support, laughter, encouragement and overall beautiful, positive energy, you, my sister, are sitting with the wrong crowd. […]

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How to Train Your Heart (a repost)

Be vulnerable 2. After you feel safe. 3. Live in the moment. 4. Live in love. 5. Bottle all good memories 6. Sniff often. 7. Teach your heart to dance 8. Let it be still 9. Regularly feel around for tears. 10. Repair them. 11. Remember that ‘art’ is part of heart and […]

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week sixteen

My mom used to tell me “sorry is a sorry word”, meaning don’t tell me, show me you’re sorry and don’t so that shit again!. That stuck with me.  One thing I despise is the hackneyed term “sorry”. It’s used when another patron and I reach for the same item at the store. I’ve heard […]

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Dear Ladies, Please Stop Trying to Lose Weight (a repost)— The Eye Wall

TO THE LADIES OUT THERE, I’d like to challenge you to STOP TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT. That’s right, YOU HEARD ME. Let go of all the diets, the weight loss pills, the Lap-Bands, etc. Just stop it. You’ve been through enough of this crap already–the constant pressure to fit a certain image sold to you by corporate […]

Now, I agree with this entire post, but if losing weight is part of your journey to better health, then by all means…

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week fifteen: In the Words of Toni Cade Bambara — Nikki Skies (a repost)

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week fourteen

  We have to learn to transmute our pain and disappointment into something beneficial! Revenge is boring. Those drawn out instagram captions under your selfies and backshots are not gonna bring him back, girl. (Well.. maybe. But not for a relationship.) And when has polluting your mind with vindictive thoughts turned vindictive actions had a […]

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