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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“But, You Speak So Well.” — A Cornered Gurl Repost

Black Women Are Intelligent, You Know. My speech precedes me. I was raised in a home where reading was mandatory. I had to read. I had to learn. I was programmed to not only listen in grade school but pay attention and gain as much knowledge as I could. On top of all of the knowledge gained, I […]

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

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week 40

first read on Nikki Skies | shared from corespirit.com  written by Shelly Wegman for News Observer Do you journal? Scrapbook, keep a diary, write a blog? Studies show that people who practice daily writing get surprising benefits. You can journal in a notebook or diary, on a smartphone app or in a password-protected document on […]

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week 31

I know part of my purpose here is to help. help lead. help with insight. yet— I can’t lead if im not my own leader. I can’t provide insight without discernment. If I’m not my own light, how can I help you find yours? —dáe   This passage makes me think of people following the […]

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