My Life Be Like

Lucid Reality

The ancient African philosophy Ubuntu is the belief in infant abundance-unity within the community. Living life with no currency, boarding or trading due to it being manipulated through exploitation. “Because I am we are.” Imagine having everything you need exactly when you need it, eliminating the need to “save for a rainy day” or hoard… Continue reading Lucid Reality

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, poetry

His Love

His love is unconditional. His love is deep. His love is red. Your love is younger for older. The darker the berry the sweeter the juice. The prettier the woman the easier to misuse . You are the buckle that holds my body into safety. Flexible with my movement but could snap my neck in… Continue reading His Love

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Refusing to Settle

The thoughts of having a love life and career I enjoy always plague my mind. I’ve found myself pondering over exactly what I want and how I will go about achieving it. Then, fear and the thought of not being enough place even more doubt in my head. What if I’m just not deserving of… Continue reading Refusing to Settle

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti

On July 21st Marisha Ashanti released her new project, Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience is Marisha’s second EP and is considered a love letter to the world. It’s a declaration of freedom and the liberty to no longer just survive, but to thrive.  This project is a Pro- Black masterpiece that highlights the continuous oppression of… Continue reading Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti

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Journey Check In

Using phrases like “that’s not in my reality”Saying I love you to myself over 5X each day Waking up excited about my dayApologizing less for just being me Treating myself to more kindnessAccepting more complements with out giving one immediately back Taking time to smile at myselfTaking more selfiesReally putting myself out there and sharing… Continue reading Journey Check In

Life

F%$@ Corona! Signed, A Frustrated Black Creative

Earlier this month I gave an update on how I'm doing. However, it is almost August and things have changed drastically. Last month I filmed one episode of season 2 of Reckless Behavior The Series. After not filming anything since season 1 production ended last November, it felt so damn good to be back in… Continue reading F%$@ Corona! Signed, A Frustrated Black Creative

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How Being a Black Classical Musician has Driven Me to the Brink of Suicide Among These Times

By Dorthea Stephenson I do not typically use my social media as a platform of activism, but I feel these times call for my voice to be heard among the rest. Whether you agree or not, is your decision. This is not a persuasive post; you are inclined to your decisions as I am to… Continue reading How Being a Black Classical Musician has Driven Me to the Brink of Suicide Among These Times

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Side Baby: Could You Accept Your Significant Others?

If you haven't watched the season finale of Insecure I suggest you ignore this article until you finish the season. If you've had the chance to enjoy all the drama, keep on reading because baby do I have some shit to say. First of all I'm going to start off with, WE ALL SEEN IT… Continue reading Side Baby: Could You Accept Your Significant Others?

My Life Be Like, short story

Dirty Change: Part 18- Bond Tight

"This is going to be fun." Secret was on her way to Shady Tree after leaving the police precinct. The plan was working to perfection and she was loving every minute of it. As she was headed to Shady Tree, she looked back to see if anyone was trailing her. She was home free on… Continue reading Dirty Change: Part 18- Bond Tight