The life story of Coretta Scott King—wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist—as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Continue reading Book/Audiobook: Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy
— Read on travelstrong.net/bodyweight-exercises/
Every artist has a name, and every artist has a story. Laolu Senbanjo’s story started in Nigeria, where he was surrounded by the culture and mythology of Continue reading The Sacred Art of the Ori
Any writer – author, journalist or poet – who has work out in the submission pipeline, knows the email moment. The notification pops up on your phone or in your inbox and your heart takes a wild, insane ride. First, it goes up – way too high up – as your expectations soar. Then, you ground yourself, reminders of just how much the deck is stacked against you flit through your mind. Your heart plummets. Finally, finally, you get the email open – your eyes scan, searching for those all important words – pleased, unfortunately, with regret.
It does get easier. I have gotten a lot of rejections. In fact, I pride myself on being pretty good at divorcing the rejection of my work from the rejection of me as a person. There are a…
View original post 539 more words
As great and important as it is to see women slay on-screen, it’s just as big a deal to see women working behind the scenes writing and directing films. In the entertainment industry, female filmmakers are vastly underrepresented, which is why it’s…
— Read on www.bustle.com/p/12-september-2018-movies-written-directed-by-women-that-are-absolute-must-sees-10188575
These five Black women are leading the charge to create healthier alternatives to the soulful meals we love.
— Read on www.essence.com/lifestyle/essence-eats/black-women-vegan-soul-food/
Do you ever feel as though you are a prisoner even though you are not behind bars?
A self-limiting mindset, which affects our awareness, experiences and personal growth, causes the metaphorical prison bars that make us feel trapped.
— Read on www.elitedaily.com/life/prisoner-paradox-free-agents/863592
I’ve been reading a new book about photography, graphic arts and creative writing. – https://wp.me/p2SE2r-1P3