Monthly Archives: February 2012

Following the Course…

What better way to spend an adventure this week then to have one with a friend whom you haven’t seen in years come to the “Big Apple” and also become acquainted with a new extension for the clique. While hanging out with a dear friend, we shared our current life stories, made new stories, and reminisced on how we created this story in the first place. Different versions were thrown because of excitement, but finally the story was aligned to make us realize our course for today. If it wasn’t for the people in our lives, the love of music, and an artist by the name of Raphael Saadiq, a friendship would have never been garnered into the one established today.

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Fashion Frenzy in the City!

Fashion Week has come and gone, but here’s what I captured from it all! On February 11, 2012 Iman Cosmetics gave an informative evening of consultations and conversations with the theme An Iconic Beauty in Every Era at the Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem, NY. Iman Cosmetics industry experts, Byron Barnes, Make-up Artist to the stars, along with Desiree Reid, General Manager, talked about the evolution of beauty, the Iman product line, and educated the guest on the importance of keeping your skin up to par. Luckily, others can get this invaluable information through Iman’s book entitled, The Beauty of Color: The Ultimate Beauty Guide for Skin of Color. Read the rest of this entry

A One on One Conversation with Shelly-Ann Gordon

It’s February and the journey just keeps getting better! Listen to my latest adventure as I have a one on one conversation with an Important Player in the Banking Industry, Ms. Shelly-Ann Gordon! Shelly-Ann gives her story about her career path in banking and tells of her latest venture Your Vision Now Webinar Series. Get ready to enjoy this adventure as we discuss LOVE, PASSION, and DREAMS! Read the rest of this entry

Stage for Debate: Steve Stoute & William C. Rhoden with Danyel Smith

What better way to kick off Black History Month than to celebrate the progression of Black culture by attending the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY for their Inaugural Stage for Debate series where authors Steve Stoute and William C. Rhoden discussed whether or not culture and sports are in a “post-black” moment. Moderated by Danyel Smith, Editor of Billboard magazine, culture critic, and sports enthusiast, this debate opened the minds of the audience to evaluate the progression of Black culture.

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