ONE THOUSAND WORDS!

My Dad told me that "A PICTURE IS WORTH A 1,000 WORDS". I'm a word person. Words matter. Words cut. Words heal. Words hurts. Words without action though are meaningless fodder for life. I don't take pretty pictures. I take pictures of things that excite me, that interest me, that please me, that upset me, … Continue reading ONE THOUSAND WORDS!

Mixed Hues & Why seeing people who look like you MATTERS SO MUCH!!!

  Okay, before we start here is my disclaimers.  I did NOT receive any remuneration (in dollars, pesos, yen, great British pounds or in-kind like being fed grapes by a naked Kofi Siriboe). I paid for my tickets to #Comicpalooza 2017 and met the lovely owner & artist of Mixed Hues, Samara Barks all on … Continue reading Mixed Hues & Why seeing people who look like you MATTERS SO MUCH!!!

I’ve never imagined life without her. NEVER. … and suddenly, now I’m here.

I’m losing my baby this weekend. There is no words to describe my pain. Tomorrow she will be 15yrs old. From the second I held her in my arms, I’ve never imagined life without her. NEVER. … and suddenly, now I’m here.

#Jessie #MyFirstBaby #Dogs #Patterdale #PatterdaleTerrier #WireHairedPatterdaleTerriers #LivingSouls #LoveOfMyLife

#MommyFab [project]

This is Jessie. She is my first small mammal. A pure breed, Wire-haired Patterdale terrier from Wales. I brought her to America with me when I came back. She is now 12. She will be 13, July 1, 2015. I love her dearly. I will always have fond memories of holding her in a red blanket on the sette, during winter in England. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB by efabuloushb

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#HAAB2017 3rd Annual Bootcamp: Creating. Influence. Through. Content.

CREATING. INFLUENCE. THROUGH. CONTENT. Join us this year at the Houston African-American Bloggers Association’s 2017 Blog Bootcamp where we are discussing CREATING INFLUENCE THROUGH CONTENT. We will explore the convergence of content, influence and engagement through blogging, branding and building online communities.   Keynote Speaker: Tristen Sutton He will be offering some empirical wisdom on … Continue reading #HAAB2017 3rd Annual Bootcamp: Creating. Influence. Through. Content.

Shelter – Presented by VICE Documentary Films

At Covenant House, located on the outskirts of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, the doors never close, and there is always room for one more. On any given day, a constant stream of young people carrying everything they own in plastic garbage bags fills the courtyard. The prospective residents are just teenagers, but have already been labeled drug addicts, schizophrenics, criminals, prostitutes, and outcasts.

#BESummit – Representation Matters

I am very thankful to the #BESummit for reminding me of my importance in my local community. It reminded me that as a Black American woman who champions scholarship and who champions community that I have to do more. It reminds me that I have to think big and that I have to strive to do better - always.