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.
While the untimely loss of these two young ladies hurts many, white media personifies their indifference in their attempts to scorn the legacy of both women with whispers of suicide. Talk of suicide with regard to the black female body is not only blasphemy but it makes a mockery of the systematic racism that murdered both young women.
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While many were outraged in the unveiling of NAACP president Rachel Dolezal as a white woman, her story […]
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.
Dealt an impossible hand of gender and race intersectionality, black women, both traditionally and currently walk an unpaved […]
…it is up to us as members of the black diaspora to decide how we will remember our heroes. For we can not allow those who have distorted our history to destroy the legacy of our stars.