One word: magical. Intrigued and inspired, I closely followed Symone’s journey of 1000 mini portrait paintings: 1 of Minnie 1 of Minnie: a 240sf piece of art comprised of 1,000 individual pieces, an event celebrating Black Sisterhood… 1 of Minnie is who we are: Individually beautiful, powerful, strong, smart and loved. And all of that […]Read more "1 of Minnie: an art share"
I’ve never spent more than $100 on a pair of shoes before so I find this so ridiculous! Yet funny. Funny because who said it’s luxury? What makes a brand or an item luxurious?Granted, some things are made with better materials and style, buuuuuttt there are stores (including Payless!) and brands that are affordable (to me) […]Read more "Fake Luxury"
Watch us walk, watch us move, watch us overcome, listen to our voices, the sway. The resilience. The innovation. The raw, unfiltered and untouched soul we have can not be touched. -Solange Knowles ❤ photoRead more "watch us"
I know it’s been a minute since my last Black Every Friday post and really, I have no excuses. I just knew that when I returned, it’d have to be with a little heat. I’m so excited to share with you a store and brand that I’ve been a fan of (read: stalking) for years […]Read more "Black Every Friday: Nubian Hueman"
We need confidence in our knowledge of who we are. ❤Read more "week 8|2017"
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]"
visual inspiration: autumn/winter Black men with style [pics stolen from all over the internets] I love when grown men dress like grown men… ..and it doesn’t necessarily have to include a button up or collar, necktie or suit jacket. Y’all have it so easy-much easier than some of you make it. With a little effort, […]Read more "inspiration appreciation admiration"