Does Your Blackness Empower Others

What is blackness? It can be uplifting and frustrating to recognize how complex the answer to that question is. It is a spectrum of colors, a history of movements, a source of swag, a hybrid experience, and a resilient soul. Unlike others who can choose when it is convenient to step out of their privileged…

Via Colori Street Painting Festival in Houston: Photo Recap

This was the last event I attended in the fall before switching into gear to study for final exams. Thus, I am barely posting the photos now instead of in November. Better later than never, right? Anyway, I really enjoyed this festival. There were so many cultures and talents showcased in a space that was…

Why Hidden Figures Is The Ultimate Hero

“Every time we have a chance to get ahead, they move the finish line. Every time.” - Mary Jackson played by Janelle Monáe First and foremost, the movie “Hidden Figures” spoke to me on so many levels. If you have yet to see it, you are possibly missing out on one of the most inspiring…

Dagny Zenovia: How Sustainability Has Evolved In Lifestyle and Fashion

How Sustainability Has Evolved In Lifestyle and Fashion

The discussion behind the future of our lifestyle and the environment has evolved. It is fascinating to look back 5, 10, or 20 years ago and compare what we thought the future would be to what we are planning for today. The two things I notice the most is the shift in who we consider…

Dagny Zenovia: Lamborghini Festival Houston 2016

Lamborghini Festival Houston: Photo Recap

The cars were polished and swanky. The weather was perfect and beautiful. I attended my first Lamborghini Festival at CityCentre in Houston and it was quite impressive. I brought my camera with me and really like how the photos came out. So, as my schedule permits, expect more photo recaps from time to time. I did not…

Dagny Zenovia: Are we still haunted by colorism?

Are We Still Haunted By Colorism?

You might have seen the photo with a group of successful people sharing a good laugh. It included Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Puff Daddy, etc. The fascinating thing about being a content creator is that you see potential and ideas everywhere. As simple as the photo is, it has created a whole discussion on success…