Why do you want to be famous? A lil story time from college included

Dear readers, COVID-19 has brought many thoughts and reflections on our tables and households. Jobs in the media industry are adapting more and more into online spaces, requesting a higher number of skills and qualifications. In a span of three … Continue reading Why do you want to be famous? A lil story time from college included

Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

Dear readers, We don’t need only and exclusively social protests, political movements or even a whole month to remind us what a wonderful thing is having a Black heritage. African-American culture and African descendent traditions should be celebrated and considered everyday. Western societies – especially the USA – should recognize celebrations like Black History Month, remember Juneteenth in June and Kwanzaa in December, and personalities like Wangari Maathai (Nobel Prize winner), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (rock ‘n roll pioneer), and Alice Coachman (first African American woman to win a Gold Medal at the Olympics). A lot of Brown and Black girls, … Continue reading Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

Dear readers, I got the chance to read and discuss three chapters of a book for one of my Civic Engagement classes. The book is called “When Everything Changed” by Gail Collins (2009) narrates the stories of different and several … Continue reading From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

How can you benefit from your creativity and not feel guilty about it?

Dear readers, Working in the media industry as content creators or reporters always makes you think about the stuff that you write, post, share, execute and ultimately question its worth. Creatives are in the same boat, including models, actors, and … Continue reading How can you benefit from your creativity and not feel guilty about it?

The quarantine check: how you and others are dealing with COVID-19

Dear readers, How’s everyone doing? I’ve been slightly MIA lately due to work and mental health. This COVID-19 quarantine is kicking my butt, as is being a pain in that area for many of us as well. There’s being definitely … Continue reading The quarantine check: how you and others are dealing with COVID-19