The bottom line is simple. Few communities throughout the world empower women.
Allowing my ego to control how I do business is not smart. It costs. Sheesh, thus far, my ego has cost me money. My ego has cost me connections. When my ego is in control, it becomes a poor reflection on my team, and they deserve the best leader that I can be. More than anything, my ego has cost me time that I cannot get back.
T H | I N K It started with family. The culture embedded in my DNA motivated me to create a brand with a purpose. The purpose that would cultivate connections with people around the world and promote African culture in a manner that was bold, and unapologetic. With a name as unusual as Amyang,Continue reading “R E | D E E M”
I used to carry a heavy load. The picture proves this. 2011: I was living a lifestyle that involved constantly traveling (within the US) and I partied like a rockstar…I have never been shy around a camera, and only my closest family members mentioned to me that I may need to become more mindfulContinue reading ““A Word…””
Days have passed, the box office numbers are undeniably record-breaking, and the cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has injected a rush of African Pride into our veins. I don’t want to come down from this high, but we need a reality check. The flight to Wakanda offered by United is NOT REAL. It’s sad. Continue reading “We Can Still Heal… No Wahala”
#Curlfest is a festival that we needed a decade ago. Thanks to The Curly Girl Collective and their corporate partners, it’s a part of my new reality and a breath of fresh air.
The universe has a strange way of connecting people. About a year after first hearing about Deniro Farrar (a rapper being compared to Tupac Shakur), I was introduced to him at a private album listening party in Brooklyn, New York. He seemed pretty chill, but I didn’t hold a long conversation with him. The nextContinue reading “Deniro Farrar: A Dinner Conversation with the Leader of Cult Trap”
Listening to LOVE NOTES is as if I had coffee with an old soul named Love and he shared his thoughts with me before beginning his day.
Eliki, a Chicago native and world-traveling artist is known for her sweet and soulful tone. A Chicago native, Eliki grew up in a home filled with Greek culture and musical inspiration. After attending Columbia College & DePaul University where she studied Jazz and Acting, she moved to New York City to pursue her vision ofContinue reading “Eliki: A Songstress for Your Soul”
Day 14: Make yourself physically available when it is necessary. When it is not, spend time with yourself. You deserve “you” time, and you don’t have to justify it to anyone.