Lets talk about it: BLOGS Writing has become a way for me to express myself as a creative. I enjoy the freedom of writing about my own journey through this thing called life as well as commenting on current events that greatly impact our culture. When I made the conscious decision to start writing again […]Read more "A Conversation, Not A Code"
Years ago when I was still in high school I attended a private fundraiser for my local community center. As I made my way around the room, snacking on cheese and crackers, shrimp cocktail and mini pastry puffs I began a conversation with an older man. He wore glasses and had a blazer with the […]Read more "Non-fungible tokens"
And then it all came tumbling down. An avid reader of this blog looked at me and said: “What do you have to say about this? Sula readers are waiting!” Aside from that warm and gushy feeling of knowing a reader was awaiting a Sula post, I had to think: What are my thoughts? The […]Read more "the bedrock of democracy"
Life has been coming at me hard!! There’s a daily reminder that I’m growing a life-a life that’s becoming more and more of a reality as every movement and symptom of third trimester of pregnancy humbles me-often with tears as I cry more easily now than I’ve ever cried in my entire life. Oh and […]Read more "Beauty Within the Chaos"
As I surf the Internet, specifically my social media platforms, I see Instagram comedians creating sixty second sketches about the up and coming day. I almost typed “holiday” but I recently learned Valentine’s Day is not an official holiday. Schools, banks and post offices across the country remain open. Never-mind the fact that we start […]Read more "Valentine’s Day: Are We Still HYPED?"
Some may not readily associate the dancehall scene with breast cancer awareness, canned food drives, homelessness awareness fundraisers and free holiday parties for kids. But that’s just what I discovered after sitting down with Buddah from Sibling Music. During our one on one interview I learned a lot about the creator of one of the most […]Read more "Energy Wednesday: An Interview in the Dancehall"
The recent #tenyearchallenge had a lot of people posting old and new pictures-it was fun to see how some of us have stayed the same and others have changed dramatically. I, being an active participant in social media trends, quickly looked up some pictures to use. I decided early on I wanted to include my […]Read more "“You’re Pretty, For A Dark Skinned Girl”"
“You don’t have to post everything you know”. “What are you doing-recording your food?” “Ugh, there she goes again. You look much thinner online. How do you do that?” These are just some statements and and questions I get often. Some readily tell me they are too busy to always be online. I used to become […]Read more "Social Media: Friend or Foe?"