• Art,  Film

    Black Panther “Diverse Perspectives told on a Heroic Level”

    If you haven’t seen Black Panther yet this blog post could be a bit of a spoiler. I appreciated multiple scenes from the film. In my opinion, it represented both countries & culture well. I noticed how Wakanda & each character related to our country/society today. Witnessing Lupita portray Nakia and Letitia as Shuri was refreshing for me. It’s encouraging to see a strong, smart, proud woman in power saving her country versus a defeated slave at risk fighting back for her people. I listed a few scenes that relate to a lot of our experiences & culture now. The scene where Shuri showed T’Challa his bulletproof suit, shoes, high…

  • Art,  Music,  Vibes

    “I used to be jealous of Aaron Afflalo. He was the one to follow. He was the only leader foreseeing brighter tomorrows.”

    I often find myself reminiscing about the best times of my life when I go through the worst. I write down the pros and cons so I don’t make it a habit of forgetting when times were worse/best. 2012, Nick and I first connected. It was probably the best part of the “new feels” you get.  You know…that fresh feeling when you first start dating someone. You’re always anxious and floating because you’re unable to predict what the next part of your life will be like. No one can really bring you down, because everything feels perfect. Our initial conversation consisted of music. Days later, the core of our conversation consisted of music, books, film & just art period.…