Singleness is not a lifestyle choice that’s celebrated very often, but it can be...– -“Never Been Kissed” @ rookiemag Agreed!
Are You Trapped in a "Shadow Career"? The Artist... →
“Addiction becomes a surrogate for our calling. We enact the addiction instead of the calling. Why? Because to follow a calling requires work. It’s hard. It hurts. It demands entering the pain-zone of effort, risk, and exposure.” Read this, if only to see how we I create a drama in our lives with endless yearnings that we don’t act upon. The author is talking...
Happy Summer! Oh Afro Blue, I wish you would...
We Are Stronger Than We Think
“Someone once told me this: At the circus, a baby elephant is chained around its leg and the other end of the chain is tied to a metal stake on the ground. The chain and peg are strong enough for the baby elephant. As the baby elephant grows bigger and becomes an adult, it still believes that a simple chain and peg can stop him from running…” [READ MORE] @ bforbonnie
MHP giving a well-done PSA on black hair- covering all the questions black women have been fielding…forever (and all while being quick, kind, and to the point). Other videos in the series…
You make beautiful things You make beautiful...
Revisiting Art History
Back in school- when I was considering my major and made the choice to discontinue studying Art History (via the Art major) and instead chose a kind of Poli/Sci track…- I did not realize then as I know now the value to be gained in being a student of visual images and expression and developing a strong visual literacy. I didn’t realize how applicable that things such as...
10 Things Acumen Fund Has Learned About Tackling... →
Can a “10 things” list be loved? *sigh* 1. Dignity is more important to the human spirit than wealth. 2. Neither grants nor markets alone will solve the problems of poverty. 3. Poverty is a description of someone’s economic situation; it does not describe who someone is. 4. We won’t succeed in the long term without cultivating local leaders, local money, and strong local communities....