Beauty is a central to the female experience. Originally excluded from the term woman, femininity--a privilege not allotted to the traditional black female, circumscribed black female beauty into an imposed masculinity. Contemporary culture welcomes black consumers-- a relationship that falsely... Continue Reading →
Appropiation is perhaps one of the greatest areas of distress for the contemporary African in America. From Iggy Azalea as a hit making rapper, Angelina Jolie as the epitome of luscious lips to Kim Kardashian as the portrait of round derrieres,... Continue Reading →
A medley of personal style and professional aspiration, stockings, tights, or hoisery- are a part of my daily life. However, despite its essential status to my lifestyle, the cost is often overwhelming to my meager earnings. This cost, while personal harmful,... Continue Reading →
As most of the western world prepares to celebrate the holiday season, The Whispers of Womanism cites the star or angel at the top of the tree as a black woman. So rather than celebrate Christmas, we're taking this time... Continue Reading →
Be Tina is a live tribute performance dedicated to Tina Turner and the incomparable gift of a legacy she has graced us with! With a 5 piece band, 3 dancers and myself as Tina, we are hoping to capture the true essence of a Tina Turner performance. My role extends from creator/producer to lead of show.
There’s a popular saying, “write what you know” and I truly believe in this advice. Be inspired by your own life and the people around you and then go and tell the story that inspires you the most. As a person of color I am inspired by my friends and family and they happen to look like me so as a writer I have an obligation to write about women and people of color because our stories are not told enough and creating these stories fulfills me.