Category: Art & Activism

On opinions, writing, and pissing people off: 8 Things i learned from my 1st BET article

On Saturday my first opinion piece for BET went live into the world. In case you haven’t seen it, here it is: bet.us/2gRHYi5. It snowballed into something way bigger than i could have ever fathomed.   My wife told me not to read the comments or all my Twitter and Facebook notifications; i didn’t listen. Partly because i was curious… Read more →

ASK: Business, art, creativity and politics — to blend or not to blend?

Question:   I run my own art-based business and I’m very politically conscious. Because of all that’s going on in the world — the wall, women and trans rights coming under fire, the travel ban, I’m finding it really hard not to let my personal opinions and beliefs seep into my business.   My question is, do you think there… Read more →

Feeling blah, disheartened, disenfranchised, angry? These words are for you.

You can read my words by scrolling below or you can hear me read it with you here.     We are always evolving.   If we’re not evolving, we’re stagnating. And stagnation = death.   Life requires movement – of energy, of blood, of our heart, of ourselves.   Over the course of 38 years, i have been through many… Read more →

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