Negress Allure (in honor of sisters at the 2017 MET Gala…)

A Cosmopolitan online piece pointed out how women of color were best-dressed at the 2017 MET Gala. I must agree with Cosmo (which I rarely do). While everybody else was smoking in the bathroom, brown girls were kind of showing everybody else what the real point of the night is. But, Negress allure will be any woman’s best friend.
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An Interview with Maya Jensen, Filmmaker behind ‘Solidarity in Saya: An Afro-Bolivian Music Movement’

   Maya Jensen’s documentary film SOLIDARITY IN SAYA has been a labor of love for over a decade now. What began as a short trip turned into a divinely-inspired collision with a people’s legacy, resurrected culture and ancient heritage. Bolivians … Continue reading

I am not clapping for Moonlight just because I am Black.

25 years from now, a new generation will still have no clue who August Wilson or Katharine Johnson are. However, they will have a “classic” Best Picture still popping up. It will use pretty arthouse shots and soaring classical music to show them Black women were crackheads who neglected and abused their sons to grow up into sexually-conflicted drug dealers who fight not to hate them for it. Continue reading

A Powerful 2017 For Us All…

We can all magnify our voices this year, to make some serious contributions and change some lives. I hope you take your ideas and visions- a new business, more love in your relationships, superior health, more education- to new heights. Know that many people will be touched by your dreams and efforts. I hope I can do a little of that for you this year. Continue reading