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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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Discovering Akilah

Seeing the world for the first time in 1993. Being the last of 4 children. Being raised by a older mother. Growing up singled out and abandoned by my father.  Being 20 years apart from the first born. Being raised by a single mother who had breast cancer, lupus, and a small hole in her… Continue reading Discovering Akilah

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Michaela P. Shelton Officially Announces Season 2 of Reckless Behavior

According to Reckless Behavior The Series creator, director, writer and star Michaela P. Shelton, the digital series will officially return in 2021. The series follows Michaela Holloway, a post college black millennial and aspiring writer who navigates through life attempting to find herself and avoid reckless behavior. The series premiered on January 7th, 2020. Since… Continue reading Michaela P. Shelton Officially Announces Season 2 of Reckless Behavior

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Misha’s Room Episode 3: The Reconstruction

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I hope you've been enjoying 2019 so far, and thank you for bringing me along (a lot of people got left in 2018 haha). Welcome back to Misha's Room, loves! This episode is about reconstructing yourself. People say 'new year, new me' but we rarely discuss the difficulties of the growing process.… Continue reading Misha’s Room Episode 3: The Reconstruction

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The Long Distance One (PART 2)

The whole time I was in Mississippi, Patrick and I were arguing. It would escalate so much that he'd go in the other room and give me the silent treatment for the rest of the night. The arguments weren't even that serious, but Patrick just couldn't let shit go. The breaking point was the night… Continue reading The Long Distance One (PART 2)

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What if I Jumped Into Lake Merritt?

I was depressed. I had claimed to be depressed before, but this time was different. My boyfriend had broken up with me December 3, 2017. This is a little foreshadow to Part 2 of The Long Distance One (PART 1) so make sure you check that out so you can be up to speed.  I was… Continue reading What if I Jumped Into Lake Merritt?

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BEING DEPRESSED.

When people would tell me they are depressed I always thought they were being dramatic. I always though,  you want to kill yourself? Come on, nothing is that serious. I would always console them, but I could never relate… until now. I am going through a break up and I am depressed. I know that… Continue reading BEING DEPRESSED.