Reconnecting to Africa The feeling of wanting to reconnect to Africa is real for many people that belong to the African Diaspora, yet they don’t know where to begin. A year ago, my best friend and I moved to New York City and took up residence in a humble apartment in Brooklyn to pursue ourContinue reading “Introducing Passport to Zuri”
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.
Would it kill labels and retailers to make clothes for women of all shapes and sizes? The afterthought of “curvy” collections at most retailers is insulting; the lines lack inspiration and fit. ~Luvvie Ajayi, Author | Side-Eye Curator~ Luvvie Ajayi is the author of I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual that I am celebrating! SheContinue reading “I’m Judging You: A Fashionable Side-Eye that Provides a Dose of Good for the Soul”
Today is Two Years Later 1.9 Million Dollars. This proves that her death was wrong, yet she is still gone. The world wants answers, but we may never know the details of the actions that led to her last moments. Her life was fatally interrupted by police mistreatment. Sandra Bland could have been me. Why?Continue reading “Sandra Bland Could Have Been Me”
Whoa! Is She Wearing a Head Wrap? Celebrities tend to make people stop and look, so I say kudos to Alicia Keys for embracing the Head Wrap. The Head Wrap, with Sub-Sahara African origins is back on everyone’s radar, a fashion phenomenon in today’s society, especially here in the United States and has a holdContinue reading “The Head Wrap: It’s Here to SLAY”
Inside of my head… I was born in October, but I am a summertime lady. I love warm weather! I love being hot! I don’t mind glistening due to a slight sweat. Give me 85 degrees, hardwood floors, a house with sheer linen over large open windows, and a nice breeze moved by strong trees. I’ll take a fan if it’s on the ceiling to keep me cool. I’ll take a glass of the finest sangria, thank you. That is what I call summer magic… Also, I need a hat… I think I need a hat.