My Life Be Like

How Digital Activism Campaigns Build Community

Digital activism campaigns are an effective means of protest in our modern-day society. These campaigns are beneficial in rebuilding communities and providing a circle of support. Thousands of young TikTok users and Kpop fans were given credit the small Tulsa turnout. On June 20th, 2020, Trump appeared in Tulsa to what was expected to be… Continue reading How Digital Activism Campaigns Build Community

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

My Life Be Like, short story

I Used To Love Her: Part 8- The Truth is Painful

"You're scaring me right now Karen," said a frightened David. If David didn't know it already, Karen had officially snapped. She was going to get him and it was going to happen at all costs. Looking around, David was truly lost to where he was, but he knew he was outside the city. As he… Continue reading I Used To Love Her: Part 8- The Truth is Painful

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I Used To Love Her- Part 1: The Hurt Still Resides

The time had finally come. David was finally getting ready to move to his new destination in a couple days as his job had relocated him. The brilliant engineer was getting ready to move from New York to Los Angeles and leave behind all the things that he grew up being around and the people… Continue reading I Used To Love Her- Part 1: The Hurt Still Resides

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Will They See Us?

“Every young black male who was in the park last night is suspect in the rape of that woman who is fighting for her life” Words spoken directly from the Controversial Netflix Series “When They See Us.” Directed by Ava DuVernay. Watching the first 15 minutes I was at a loss for my words. I… Continue reading Will They See Us?

My Life Be Like

We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips Finals week has started or will be approaching for college students. With all the anxiety and also joy for some students I thought it would be important to provide some self-care tips for folks to indulge in. As young black professionals and creatives we are always on the go, in meetings, studying… Continue reading We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips

My Life Be Like

Storytime with Sky: Long Distance Love

Everyone has the following questions about love and relationships. Can you love someone from an distance? Is it possible for a relationship to work if it’s long distance? How could you date someone who is not in the same city and/or state as you? All of these questions are things I’ve asked myself. Plenty of… Continue reading Storytime with Sky: Long Distance Love

Hidden Gems

Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

As it now comes time for another segment of Exploring Brooklyn, I've found another word of mouth spot that I decided to go check out- Yadain Cultural Solutions located in Bed Stuy. Yadain specializes in natural skincare and beauty for all skin types, with a variety of products like face washes, body washes, soaps, whipped… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Yadain Cultural Solutions Edition

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Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)

In continuing my search for local WOC (Women of Color) owned businesses, I came upon  Peace and Riot. Located in Bed Stuy, I decided to make my way over and check them out. Peace and Riot melts perfectly into the scenery of parks, trees, small shops and brownstones in Bed Stuy. Peace and Riot is… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (Peace and Riot Edition)

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Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (The Crabby Shack Edition)

In the newest segment of Exploring Brooklyn, I thought I'd venture into the restaurant industry and see what I could find. Living in New York City, there's food literally everywhere, and while I think every spot is a gem in it's own right, I love finding those special spots that make my heart sing. I… Continue reading Exploring Brooklyn: Women of Color Owned Businesses (The Crabby Shack Edition)