Collaboration.

The bottom line is simple. Few communities throughout the world empower women.

Ego.

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.

R E | D E E M

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, …

“A Word…”

  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 mindful …

HASHTAG CURLFEST

#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.

Deniro Farrar: A Dinner Conversation with the Leader of Cult Trap

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 next …

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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.