Changing poison into medicine.| I profile two women filmmakers for EBONY’s September Fashion Issue who show how persistence and creatively hurdling obstacles to achieve their goals pay off for the community.
“Magic doesn’t come from talent; it comes from pain”
Former freelance writer and mediabistro.com founder Laurel Touby needed a way to connect with magazine editors. She built a bridge that she and others would cross to reach them. It made her millionaire and helped […]
#TBT Sometimes when I write, I hear music. This time, in particular, I got the chance to put my words to the music of famed saxophone player (“Blow, Danny” – Super Freak) and music producer extraordinaire […]
I’m always amazed when black people say the N-word is a term of endearment or familiarity -yet the conventional spelling is rarely used to indicate this ‘truth’. Same with this painting that hangs in Smithsonian’s […]
Bootsy Collins Exhibit Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Washington, DC (May 2017) “This nearly exact replica of the Mothership was designed by George Clinton and Jules Fisher was used during […]
Bridget Jones’s baby is the 3rd installment of the Bridget Jones’ saga… The first one was thoroughly enjoyable. Second, likable. The third and latest was released September 2016 and I absolutely hated it. The movie […]
"There are 100 steps on the ladder of consciousness between being fully alert and being dead. To put a patient under, they bring them down only to the 10th rung. Beneath that is a descending gray-scale like the depths of an ocean no one has explored."
…asked for a description of fashion and style during the last century. At first I wasn’t sure who was doing the asking or why it was important but I tend to be an obedient scribe. […]