Women's HerStory at Macy's Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival

 

Last week I had the great pleasure of attending The Color of Conversation panel discussion – a Women’s HerStory Month event hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival and sponsored by Macy’s. The five-member panel included actresses Phyllis Yvonne Stickney and Yolanda Ross, filmmakers Nicole Franklin and Laurens Grant and producer Jacqueline Cofield N’Namdi. Moderated by festival founder Stephanie Tavares-Rance, the rousing discussion focused on issues facing black women in entertainment ranging from availability/diversity of roles, commerce versus art in industry casting practices and women’s solidarity.
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Weekend Moments

Hello lovelies! Hope you had a great weekend. I spent mine in Brooklyn with some of my favorite people. We had some food, some drinks and some live music. I was really excited to find a place called the Chocolate Room. You can imagine just how big a slice of heaven that place is. Can you say food coma? I’m sorry I don’t have photos of the Chocolate Room but it was really dark (and romantic) and I was much too busy enjoying my Brownie Sundae.
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A New Beginning

A new year usually brings many changes and this year is no different. I’m officially a Brooklynite … once again!! I was born and raised in Brooklyn (back when Brooklyn was Brooklyn) but I’ve spent the last decade on the island of Manhattan. An island that I left only under extreme pressure or by force. And by force, I mean repeated calls from my mother.
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A Little Fun Before The Storm

It’s been a busy fall! So much so that I’ve had zero time to post and I’ve really missed you guys. So I thought I’d share a few photos from my trip to Dr. Davies Farm in Rockland County for some long-awaited apple picking. We made it in just under the wire, before the apple season ended and before Hurricane Sandy barreled through taking all the remaining apples with her. 
Have you ever been apple picking?
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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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