My mentor called me lazy and complacent. And …he’s right. Kinda. Even though he favors Obama, Omar is not a yes we can! kinda man. He is kind and well-meaning and has been in my shoes, yes, but he’s also a straight shooter—the perfect combo to push me through the slumps. And before meeting him, […]Read more "week forty-three"
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” […]Read more "HER.: an art share"
I am choosing and not waiting to be chosen. I’m following Sarahn Says’ October affirmation challenge and the above was from day 7. The thing with affirmations is not just writing them out, not just saying them aloud but sincerely believing and applying them through continuous action. This affirmation spoke loudly to me because I think […]Read more "week 41"
Y’all know I love a good list. I spied 10 Mentalities That Will Keep Creatives Broke on blkcreatives.com and knew that this was a read for me. Please take the time to peep the thorough breakdown of each behavior on the site: 10. You equate your value and your worth with money. 9. You don’t […]Read more "week 46|2017: Ten Mentalities That Will Keep Creatives Broke"
Like many, I take the final few days of the calendar year to reflect-partly because I’ve been conditioned to do so, partly because of this new moon and partly because it coincides with yet another solar return. Whooop! And I am so fortunate to be another year older with a positive future on the horizon. […]Read more "week 52 || 2016"
I could be having the worst [or best] of days, but all it takes is a few choice words to challenge my perspective or really make me think. Oftentimes, that is what Lalah Delia does for my thought process. I started following her ig posts last year and fell in with her abundance of […]Read more "week 15 || 2016: vibes yo"
Adversity finds us all every once and awhile and makes you want to quit [or try harder]. Sometimes we need to be reminded of why we started, a little encouragement from someone that believes in us and can see the hurdles we’ve overcome…or a gentle push from an unbiased stranger. That’s why I love Sunshine. […]Read more "week 10 || 2016: struggle = success"