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No One Left Behind…

Dear Friends,

Can you believe it’s the last month of the first quarter!? Wow! 2014 is surely moving! I hope this season along your journey has graced you with many fabulous possibilities and you close positive to begin the second quarter with awesomeness! While there are some who had a great start of the new year, there are some who are still mustering the strength to move from the past and towards the future. Read the rest of this entry

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A New Tune for the New Year!

As we close on this year, there’s much to reminisce.

For some it was bliss while others had a lot of twist. Read the rest of this entry

Christmas Thoughts

Dear Friends,

As the presence of Christmas cheer draws near, I often think about the true meaning of this celebration. Shoppers in stores looking to explore and spend on holiday galore, joyful tunes on the radio in which we all adore, and even the beautiful festive décor. Oh how I love this time of year, but what is the true meaning of all this holiday cheer? Read the rest of this entry

New Year Thoughts for 2013

Dear Friends,

It’s not all the time I have a chance to walk along the Chicago River during the winter Read the rest of this entry

Live…Breathe…Survive…

On Saturday, August 11, 2012, Live… Breathe…Survive… showcased the talents of emerging artists and designers through a charity event supporting cancer research at the ZAHZO gallery in Chelsea, NY. This event was dedicated in memoriam of Joseph Pugh and Margo Basset as well as to raise funds for the American Cancer Society in order to aid care and research for cancer patients.

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Celebrating the Sista Within!

There was no better way I could have spent the day than to end Women’s History month by Celebrating the Sista Within at the 5th Annual Sista 2 Sista Youth Summit, Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY.  An empowering filled day of celebrations included engaging workshops, reflective activities which addressed issues that are faced in the lives of youth, and uplifting live entertainment helped make this event a memorable one that will leave a mark in the young girl attendees lives and give them new light as enter the real world!

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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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What’s Love Got to Do With It?!

What better way to begin 2012 than to kick off the year with a 30-Day Self- Love Challenge! This challenge created by Akua Soadwa @akuasoadwa, Founder & Director of Gye Nyame Empowerment Project, gives an opportunity for individuals to choose themselves first. Not to be selfish in loving only themselves, but in the end of the challenge to carry the love they have for themselves and help others.

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