ALWAYS STRETCH YOURSELF

I encourage everyone to read, read, and read some more. There is so much to learn, and through reading, you gain more knowledge about everything. (Audible.com has books you can listen to) I have always… Continue reading

CREATING DRAMA WITH MELODRAMA

The only drama you should be creating, is drama with your fashions. Melodrama, a black owned boutique in Houston, will do the job.  Jackie, the owner, celebrated her 14th year of bringing beautiful fashions to the 3rd ward community… Continue reading

STEAM PUNK

My new fashion obsession is steam punk. If you’re not familiar with this style of fashion, I would define it as a mixture of Victorian meets Western meets Mad Max. This look is… Continue reading

THE NEW BLACK FRIDAY

The beginnings of the holidays; Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Kwanzaa The New Black Friday or Buy Black Power Initiative  means not spending your money or giving your power away on the day they expect to take… Continue reading

AFRICA IN MY HEART

Sweet Africa is the cradle of our civilization, the motherland, and the crown jewel of Earth.  Africa is always in my heart because it is part of who I am.  My ancestral roots originate and… Continue reading

BLACK LIFE AND LEGACY

I am a history buff, and I’m really passionate about learning the history of my people. I was extremely fortunate to get tickets for the opening weekend of the Museum of African American… Continue reading

ART IS BLACK LEGACY

I found out that my ancestry roots come from Benin Africa.  One of the things the Benin people are known for are their beautiful art with natural materials such as gold and silver.  I have… Continue reading

GETTING MY DC ON

My visits to DC is always on point. I had a chance to stroll down the famous U street, which is considered the traditionally Black mecca area for restaurants and night life in… Continue reading

SISTERS CAN SEW

Many black women for a long time have been able to do for themselves by sewing.  Making our own clothes is a skill that has been passed on to us generation after generation.  I… Continue reading

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