Thursday, April 20, 2023

How to watch Hanifa's upcoming spring/summer 2023 collection "Bloom"

Hanifa fashion
Fashion from Hanifa (Photos by Edolia Stroud)

Beautiful is an understatement to describe the Hanifa line. How about breathtaking? The color palettes are insanely chic with the cherry on top being with the way the pieces are designed. Curves, melanin and creativity are welcomed and embraced with each piece. 

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Aja Monet announces debut album and shares "Castaway" video

Surrealist blues poet and community organizer aja monet has announced her debut album when the poems do what they do is set for release June 9th via drink sum wtr, a new Secretly Canadian imprint. As previewed by the recently released piece “the devil you know,” and the newly shared “castaway,” the album’s thematic origins center around Black resistance, love, and the inexhaustible quest for joy. 

 “I started writing when I was 8 or 9 — [but] I think I was a poet before I wrote my first poem," Monet said in a statement.

Note to Self: The Pursuit of Journalism Excellence


Honoring 10+ years in the pursuit of journalism excellence, not counting the four years of studies at St. John's University - one of the best decisions of my life. Leaving all the comforts of home to learn in the media capital of the world - New York City - opened my eyes to the hustle, grit and Vincentian qualities that still exist within me today.