February 27, 2017

"To be black and conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage."

-James Baldwin


Childish Gambino's very fitting song, "Redbone," opened Get Out almost as a way to tell the audience to watch this one with all three eyes to understand the narrative. The film...

April 3, 2016

Too often do we find ourselves superficially happy.  We force smiles for Instagram and Facebook likes when in reality we are minimizing our own pain for the comfort of others. We compromise our happiness being influenced by society’s standards and the opinions of our f...

October 7, 2015

It is 2AM and I am up double checking everything to perfect Speak to My Soul. It has become a daily routine for me. I get to a certain time of night (around 11PM) and believe I'm going to look into one more thing and go to bed. That one thing leads to another and here...

June 6, 2015




The Soul Tape Volume 1 Youth Summit was a humbling experience. I started brainstorming ideas for a youth summit in July 2014 as my way to give back to my community. While jotting down my ideas, I never knew when I would turn plan to action; however, life has a crazy...

February 19, 2015

I love Hip Hop. Hip Hop is a metaphor for black. It's orgins, the way the story is told, the need to rebel against the oppressive system, the feeling of having to go along with the oppressive system and the need to survive by any means proves it's blackness.

Like black...

February 5, 2015

Last year I didn't really "celebrate" my birthday. I was in a post partum depression that had me in a space where I felt like I was just living and I had nothing to offer my son or fiancé. I didn't feel I was living in my purpose and felt like I was just here because I...

January 3, 2015


Before a child is born, he/she has to sit in the womb for 10 months. While in the womb, it absorbs the nutrients the mother ingests, the nutrients the mother’s body produces and the toxins the mother unknowingly passes on. As the child sits in the womb, it grows and w...

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