As Seen On: Munaluchi Bridal Magazine

  I am pleased and ecstatic to announce that I am interning with Munaluchi Bridal Magazine, an online/digital/print magazine that caters to women of color for weddings, style, and culture, for the next 6 months.  Contributing to their Travel Tuesdays series as well as their real wedding showcases, I will be working as your romantic-travel-correspondent and…

The Majlis Resort: Paradise In Kenya

As seen on Munaluchi Bridal Magazine The Majlis Hotel, a luxury beach hotel on Lamu Island, off Kenya’s Northern Coast, with stylish accommodations and breathtaking views of the bay, is Kenya’s #1 Beach Hotel.  From the pictures, I fell in love right away with it’s tropical elegance and African roots. Established in 2009, the boutique…

The Absentee-Father-Story & Why We Need To Re-Write It

Looking slightly away from the camera with tears in his eyes, the middle-aged man said, "I had a lot of anger because he wasn't there and I didn't know why but I didn't think he cared."  That was the main quote for an advertisement on the OWN channel to announce Oprah's upcoming "lifeclass" episode titled…

African Digital Art: Showcasing the African Creative

Digital art is being pushed to new heights with the advances in technology and the way in which we can distribute our work via the internet.  I am hopeful that the internet will continue to provide an equal level playing field to enable everyone to showcase their story and be exposed to other cultures.  With…

Oscars 2013: My Favorite Moments

Regardless of who is hosting and who is nominated, the Academy Awards always has something entertaining and glamorous to enjoy.  I thought this years Oscars had some high points.  Below is a list of my favorite moments. The Captain Kirk introduction and back-and-forth banter about the future was neat, but went a little long.  My…

Just Sharing: My First Modeling Gig

As the rain poured and rush hour traffic in downtown Washington, DC became more congested, my friend and I braced the elements in cocktail dresses and platform pumps to catch a cab and make our way to our first professional fashion event - DC Fashion Week's Corjor International Showcase. In September of 2011, I attended…

Wondaland Arts Society: Artistic Covergence & Brilliance

"Indie artist" does not come close to describe the brilliant genre bending talent of the Wondaland Arts Society.  With music, style, and a message that anyone seeking inspiration can relate to, its no wonder Sonos has asked them to join their creative team.  The Wondaland Arts Society, featuring Janelle Monáe, are collaborating with Sonos to…