You Deserve Some Applause!

I just want to go off script for a bit and say that I have now been writing in/on this website for a little over a year now and it makes me so happy I don’t know what to do! Ever since I was little I have wanted my own space to share my musingsContinue reading “You Deserve Some Applause!”

I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops

Now, y’all know that I usually write my own posts or articles because that’s what I love to do. Recently, I was looking to purchase some plants to make me happy and continue my quest to live as one with nature without having to endure being outside all the time. So, I went online andContinue reading “I needed a Plant Shop – So, I found 50 Black-Owned Plant Shops”

Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present

All hail the baddest and most regal bitch on the planet. May we forever find ourselves in her good graces. Photo via Vogue.com How am I a fan of Pyer Moss? Let me count the ways. From its insistence on embracing Blackness, “heritage, and activism”; to founder and designer Kerbito Jean-Raymond’s dedication to authentic clothing,Continue reading “Pyer Moss Fall 2021 Couture – A Celebration of Black Innovation Past and Present”

The Devil’s Advocate vs. Personhood

Recently, I have been participating in a workshop on race, gender, ability, ethnicity, and other diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. It has been a very rewarding, albiet heavy, series of interactions just due to the nature and the framing of the topics that we have discussed. It also doesn’t help the world around us hasContinue reading “The Devil’s Advocate vs. Personhood”

Off the Deep End

To put it plainly I have about 20 different posts and an abundance of ideas for posts that I could have put up today but when I tell you I’m tired, that’s an understatement. By now you already know a bit about me and my experiences as a Black woman but I just want toContinue reading “Off the Deep End”

The Newest President of the CFDA is a Black Woman

CaSandra Diggs was promoted to President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) on August 10, 2020. Diggs, who previously served as CFDA’s Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, will now preside over the most important organization supporting fashion and design in America and if that’s not exciting to you then I don’tContinue reading “The Newest President of the CFDA is a Black Woman”

I’ve Always Known

Photo by imgED I’ve known I was Black since the beginning…but it was nothing I ever shied away from. I considered myself lucky and set apart in my average, suburban, Chicago town and in my small, small school but I only felt that way because my parents told me I was. All of my friendsContinue reading “I’ve Always Known”