Event Recap: Queen Photographers Workshop 2017

In beautiful mountainous Asheville, NC, I spent the weekend with The Queen Photographers, an organization of Black Women Photographers founded by Sierra Collins & Latoya Dixon Smith. The organization seeks to “equip savvy photography business owners who find support in a community that is more like a sisterhood.” – Latoya Dixon Smith The organization currently […]

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6 Black Women Writers to Celebrate

As a writer, the works of Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, Lucille Clifton, J. California Cooper, Jessica Care Moore and CP Patrick have inspired me immensely. In a society where most school curriculums are whitewashed the works of these Black Women writers are a breath of fresh air. These authors remind me, that I am […]

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Hidden Figures Movie Review

So I finally got around to see Hidden Figures, and it was everything I had imagined. Walking out of the theater, I felt 10 feet tall. It was as if Dorothy, Katherine and Mary said directly to me, go do it sister. While I am not in the STEM field, I was still largely inspired […]

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Alicia Keys is Here

You may have seen the singer/songwriter Alicia Keys as a judge on season 11 of The Voice. This season of The Voice is the first to have 2 women coaches. Along fellow judge Miley Cyrus, Alicia has been sharing her magic, wisdom and insight with the hopeful contestants. On the show Alicia supports each contestant […]

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Beaded with Meaning, “I am because you are”, Introducing House of Yimama

  Meet Ms. Ntando Kunene, manager of House of Yimama. House of Yimama creates hand-made jewelry using an ancient beading process. The jewelry made by House of Yimama is inspired by the diverse cultures of Africa. Ms. Kunene, is of Zulu decent and many of her creations are specifically inspired by the Zulu Culture. House […]

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