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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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The Feeling of Belonging

There hasn’t been a day since I returned from my trip this January, that I haven’t missed and wanted to be back in Brazil. It’s not just because I felt safer there than I have ever felt in the United States. It’s so much more than that. When I finally got to go back after… Continue reading The Feeling of Belonging

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Who can you trust? The struggle of Female Entrepreneurship

For the past two years I have been writing books, started two brands and also launched a publishing company. I have allowed myself to be vulnerable in the world and to put my best foot forward as much as I can when it comes to my business.  I have gotten so much positive feedback and… Continue reading Who can you trust? The struggle of Female Entrepreneurship

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RTR: Realizing that I’m Jealous and Envious

Sad Girl “Nobody wants to be with a sad girl.” That’s what she told me. “You walk around looking miserable, that’s not going to attract anyone to you.” I tried to fix my face. I tried to make myself look happy like all the other girls. But it didn’t work. No matter how hard I… Continue reading RTR: Realizing that I’m Jealous and Envious

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The Psychology of a Black Woman

The Psychology of a Black Woman  Similar to a Blackbird except there doesn’t seem to be a term for me anymore Like this world’s denial of my history and its insistence on progression has filled all the space Including the small corner where I once sought comfort  It was familiar  At least there they knew… Continue reading The Psychology of a Black Woman

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Shamari Bell is Mya Holloway, the Fiesty Younger Sister in Reckless Behavior

BAY AREA, CA— Oakland native Shamari Bell will play Mya Holloway, the sassy younger sister of the main character Michaela Holloway in Reckless Behavior The Series. Bell brings years of acting experience from her involvement in a Netflix movie written by Sam Bostic that will be titled "Daddy's Girl", and her leading roles in an Easter production… Continue reading Shamari Bell is Mya Holloway, the Fiesty Younger Sister in Reckless Behavior

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Creator of Reckless Behavior Michaela Shelton Reveals Official Release Date

BAY AREA, CA— Michaela P. Shelton, the writer, director and star of Reckless Behavior The Series just announced that the series will be released January 7th, 2020. According to Shelton, “There will be eight ten to fifteen minute episodes and on January 7th the first one will be released via my platform, Queen Media Collective.”… Continue reading Creator of Reckless Behavior Michaela Shelton Reveals Official Release Date

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A Black Millenial’s Post College Experience!

Thank you so much for reading all my articles up to date. I’m so excited to type this article about my experience as a black millennial. I’m going to get vulnerable in this article and tell my story since I’ve been out of college since 2018. If you are family member reading this then you… Continue reading A Black Millenial’s Post College Experience!

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Dealing With My Hair

PRESENT DAYWhen I made the decision to get blonde bundles in February, I decided to talk to my family about it first. Just as I expected, my mom, dad and my brother didn't approve. Mom: "I mean... maybe if it's short it won't look that bad." Dad: "You know I prefer natural." My brother: "I… Continue reading Dealing With My Hair