"Part of what existence means to me is knowing the difference between what I am now and what I was then " - Alice Walker 'In search of our Mothers' Gardens' Many of you know that I absolutely adore and cherish the literary works of Alice Walker. Often times declaring that the literary works of… Continue reading The Soul of Purpose: In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, Influenced..
(Photo captured by MIA.MOV, a dope photographer working out of Flint, Michigan) My blog is officially a year and a few weeks old. For those of you who have consistently followed and supported my blog, you know that last year, I wrote a blog post about turning 20 on this day. Honestly as I… Continue reading Chapter 21: My year of complete transformation..
Creo is an artist from the city of Detroit, Michigan. As a lover of storytelling through lyrics, I have been listening to and following Creo as an artist for some time now. Creo's music is very raw and authentic. He never fails to uplift, inspire, motivate, and spread positivity in some way or another throughout… Continue reading Creo ‘From the Soul’: An up and coming Detroit artist with a lot to say lyrically..
She lay on the floor, eyes red from crying. Her month long box braids going each and every way. Some have gotten loose, she thought. New growth. Her cheekbones became heavy, her breast weren't quite as perky, double DD cups, being free as they pleased as… Continue reading Black girl, get yo ass up: Poetry and freedom.
If you have been following my blog and or social media, you know that I am a strong mental health advocate, and that I don't shy away from sharing my personal journey concerning mental health. I wanted to write this article to shed light on mental health in a positive way, within our community. A… Continue reading Black women: The importance of Mental Health, self-love, and self-awareness.. breaking the stigma
Let me start off by saying, that yes, I know we all have better things to worry about other than Kanye West and his drama, but this article is for the lovers of culture and hip-hop, for individuals such as myself, who appreciate it all. We are all aware of the many ignorant, misinformed things,… Continue reading Late Registration: Why we should stop being so quick to “cancel” people within our community. A look back at all of the positive things Mr. West did for the culture of Hip Hop..
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as society -Angela Davis I am back with another personal challenge. As this school year is coming to an end, and I find myself stressed with trying to balance my personal health with finals, and everything in between, I have decided that it is time for… Continue reading New Balance: A 21 day personal challenge consisting of yoga, meditation, and positive self- affirmations..