Posts by Category: Life

I survived a week’s natural hair challenge!

July 13, 2015

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I’ve been natural for almost two years now.

I call the above style: The ‘Let Your Hair Down’.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s message was powerfully clear: Black.Lives.Matter.

April 29, 2015

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“The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them”.

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How She Hustles? Like a BOSS

February 06, 2015

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Last year I attended the 5th and final How She Hustles brunch led by the lead Hustler and SheEO herself, Emily Mills.

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Do you see me? A poem.

August 14, 2014

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Do you see me?

 

Do you see my beautiful brown eyes as I stare in wonder at what the earth has for me.

My mama says I have the most beautiful brown eyes she’s ever seen.

She’s been waiting a long time for me.

I’m her lucky number 1. Number 2. Number 3.

I’m her baby.

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Remembering Dad

May 15, 2014

dad My trip home last summer was the hardest one I’ve ever made.   Loliwe was playing in the car on that tough car ride home from the airport.

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Today was a good day: learning about inclusiveness at Variety Village

March 14, 2014

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I attended a workshop last Friday entitled: Introduction to Accessibility.  I was initially ambivalent about the topic but by the end of the day I was left feeling inspired and even a little teary.

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Empathy: What the world needs (more of) and what I hope my daughter has.

February 12, 2014

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You’re probably thinking the Beatles already told us what the world needs (now, is love sweet love) and I agree… but just hear me out on this one.

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The truth about immigrating: citizen AND stranger

February 06, 2014

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There’s a push and pull when you decide to move abroad.

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