Africaspan: A Growth of Diasporic Awareness

Disclaimer: This is a post about my ongoing journey to learn about Pan Africanism through journals, articles, literature, and videos for an African American Literature class that I am taking. I am by no means an expert in the study but I hope you all enjoy my findings and journey as much as I am. …

RAW: Opportunities Made for Artists by Artists

To kick off the Tenacity series, I attended the annual RAW art show Magnify. And wow! It was an outstanding time! Originated in 2005, the RAW Art Organization, a promotional platform that prides themselves on being made for artists by artists, showcases indie creatives in art, film, fashion, music, performing arts, hair, makeup, and photography. …

Writers Block: We Meet Again

Lately, I just have not been able to pull out the motivation to write anything. Maybe it’s because of the many rejections I have been receiving in my endeavors to make my writing more public. Maybe it’s because I have a tendency to announce my accomplishments before they actually reach success. Either way. . . …

4 Natural Ways to Beat an Itchy Scalp

Believe me, I have been through the times when it seemed like the itching would never end. The first few months of locking were definitely the worst of times. Every time I started to itch I would just grease or wash in hopes of finding some sort of relief. Let me tell you, nothing is …

My Dreadlock Journey : The Beginning

As you read in the title, today I will be sharing the beginning of my loc journey. Some of the information that I give here can be used in your own journey but keep in mind that I am not a loctition or a professional. Feel free to use any of my tips as a …

5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Locs

Four years ago, I pulled together the courage to start a journey that would change the way that I saw the world forever. I say courage because I had been contemplating it for years. I started with two strand twists and I have been retwisting and styling my locs on my own, never looking back. …