12 Days of Self-Care: Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season

It is very easy to become stressed and overwhelmed during the holidays—especially with every nook and cranny of the world being adorned in Christmas decor and music. While the holiday season can be full of joy and celebration that isn’t the reality for everyone, and if you are anything like me...this time of year can … Continue reading 12 Days of Self-Care: Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season

#SupportBlackBusinesses: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here, and we’re all looking for special gifts for our loved ones. Have you considered spending some of your hard-earned cash with small, Black-owned businesses? If so, I’ve got the perfect holiday gift guide just for you. If not, below is why you should! Either way, keep reading. Economic advocacy for Black-owned … Continue reading #SupportBlackBusinesses: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

ASATT Communal Dinner Featuring Brownbelle + Food As Art

About a year ago, I had an idea to create a communal dining series that connects multicultural, emerging professionals over family-style meals and substantive conversation. From this idea, A Seat at the Table (ASATT) was born. Its purpose is to extend an invitation to engagement; engaging with new tastes, engaging with new relationships, and engaging … Continue reading ASATT Communal Dinner Featuring Brownbelle + Food As Art

The Sound of Victory: The Past, Present & Future of Sharing Our Stories

What can actively be done by us to improve the economic, educational and social conditions of our community? How do we organize and plan to ensure that these ideas are properly executed? How might we overcome assumptions that equates success to white culture? For example, the Grammy’s is greater than the BET Awards; owning a … Continue reading The Sound of Victory: The Past, Present & Future of Sharing Our Stories

Be Present.

 The most uncomfortable feeling I've experienced would have to be facing the unknown. Seriously, the restraint of not being able to decipher what's to come is simply annoying. The thing is, we cannot control everything. We make all of these immaculate plans for our lives, all the while God is laughing because His plan is … Continue reading Be Present.