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

5 Essential Oils for Winter Wellness + Recipes for Your Diffuser

Recently I've been excited about finding ways to integrate essential oils into my holistic health routine. These aromatic oils have powerful healing benefits as they can be coaxed from any part of a plant, including seeds, bark, roots, stems, flowers and leaves. Essential oils have a long history in the realms of beauty, spirituality and … Continue reading 5 Essential Oils for Winter Wellness + Recipes for Your Diffuser

A Calling For Justice and Equality

On Sunday evening at the 2016 BET Awards, Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams received the Humanitarian Award from BET Chairwoman and CEO Debra Lee and delivered the most intuitive, socially conscious acceptance speech that touched the hearts of millions. His  passion for our culture and willingness to exist beyond his profession catapults my comprehension and respect for the #BlackLivesMatter movement … Continue reading A Calling For Justice and Equality

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.