Hidden Gems, interviews

Exclusive Interview w/ Multi Faceted Creative Jessica Phoenix

Hi everyone! I am excited to share that I recently got a chance to interview the multi faceted creative/ entrepreneur, Jessica Phoenix. Her passion is for living life deeply through connection and her vehicles to connect are the Diaspora, Culture, Arts, Music, Dance, Healing, and Wellness. Please check out the interview below to get to know this… Continue reading Exclusive Interview w/ Multi Faceted Creative Jessica Phoenix

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Renowned Cultural Dance Practitioner & Wellness Instructor Jessica Phoenix Signs Partnership With Jaro Media

Renowned fitness instructor Jessica Phoenix has inked a production deal with entertainment conglomerate Jaro Media; bringing her unique brand of fitness, wellness, and cultural dance to the platform. Under the pact, Phoenix will create and host her own fitness channel under her FIYAH production and dance fitness company. In addition to her acclaimed and award… Continue reading Renowned Cultural Dance Practitioner & Wellness Instructor Jessica Phoenix Signs Partnership With Jaro Media

My Life Be Like

Candomblé (Part I)

One of the most memorable moments that I experienced during the trip to my homeland, Brazil earlier this year, was unexpectedly stumbling upon a ceremony known as Festival of Lemanja. It was at a locals’ beach adjacent to Pão de Açúcar  (Sugarloaf Mountain) that I saw a large group of mostly Afro-Brazilians gathered under a… Continue reading Candomblé (Part I)

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Emotional Maturity

My love life has been non-existent for quite some time even prior to social distancing.  Almost to the point where I forgot what I was looking for in a significant other. Lately, I’ve been finding myself attracted to those who possess rare traits like emotional maturity rather than seeking physical perfection or trying to make… Continue reading Emotional Maturity

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Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America-- including white Americans -- to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests… Continue reading Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

Hidden Gems

Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

On May 31st, I had the pleasure of discussing the mental health of immigrant children with an expert, Safi Lynch on Instagram Live. A Therapist and Certified Licensed Social Worker who specializes in treating immigrants, she piqued my interest because I was not aware that this type of therapist existed. Delving into her website, I… Continue reading Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

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Misha’s Room Episode 2.3: Suit Up

Blessed risings my loves! Rest in peace and prosperity Kobe, GiGi, and the other lives that were tragically lost in the helicopter crash. Welcome back to Misha's Room! Happy New Year, happy holidays, welcome to 2020. This is Black History Month, and today is all about Suit Up! Suit Up was written to pay homage to… Continue reading Misha’s Room Episode 2.3: Suit Up

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DBC Vol 2: Baboon Vs Chameleon

This specific issue of Dope Boy Chronicles will be a little bit different then what you are normally used to. Typically for this series, I have been comparing drug dealer tactics that many people in the business field have been using since the beginning of time and have seemed to understand. Friends of mine that… Continue reading DBC Vol 2: Baboon Vs Chameleon

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Reckless Behavior The Series Season 2 Campaign

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/reckless-behavior-the-series-season-2/x/22994649?fbclid=IwAR1EcoG_Hij813sUzYZlqnnYen7e8yB_t9P_N2rY2gJ4sir7lrax50zjQB4#/ Hi everyone, My name is Michaela P. Shelton and I am starting this campaign to raise money for season 2 of my web series, Reckless Behavior The Series. I am the creator, director, producer, writer and star of this series. The web series will share the story of Michaela Holloway, a post college black millennial… Continue reading Reckless Behavior The Series Season 2 Campaign