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    Dear Marc Jacobs. I Come in Peace.

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    Dear Marc Jacobs, I am huge fan of your work. I am a black woman. I am a lover of art and fashion. The situation that you are currently in with the criticism to your brand for your use of dreadlocks on white women in your recent show is unfortunate. What is also unfortunate is the point that is being missed. Part of your response to this criticism on Instagram was. “funny how you don’t criticize women of color for…

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    Design Life

    UpStArt Magazine Feature

      Up.St.ART Annapolis stands for Up Street Art.  Upper West street has been designated as the Arts and Entertainment district in Annapolis. U.A. is a quarterly publication that highlights the creative…

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    Sounds

    An Open Letter to Maxwell

    Dear Maxwell, I’m a fan! I’ve been a fan! But, blackSUMMERS’night has made me more of a fan! You have blessed us with your gifts and have masterfully crafted your sound…

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    Design

    19FIFTYTHREE in September

    It has been a little over 3 years since 19FIFTYTHREE (19FT) started! Realizing that I didn’t have everything together to full start a brand, I turned 19FT into a design brand…

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    Life

    Woo-Hoo for the White House

    There are many experiences that I hold dear to me, some more than others. Of course there is my wedding day and the day my daughter was born. There is the…

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    Inspiration Life

    The Wonderment of Inspiration

      “I love being inspired, but eventually, inspiration has to turn into action.”   June was a crazy month, full of highs and lows! Thankfully, not too low. Through it all,…

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    Design

    The Conglomerate

    The Conglomerate is an event planning collective including my brother Malcolm, his lady friend Jasmine, my husband Alex and I. Our goal is to create events geared towards and for independent…

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    Sounds

    The Kills

    Sometimes, you just have to let the music do the talking!…