Arts & Culture

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

3×1+ Shantell Martin: A World of Lines & Wonder

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On December 15th we had the pleasure to view in person the collaboration of two creative giants: 3×1 and Shantell Martin. Based in NY but originally from London, globetrotter Shantell Martin, is an ingenious, intricate and captivating international Artist/Illustrator who literally pushes the lines with her installations and live(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Modern Day Matchmaker: 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage

Via Essence 13 Things No One Tells You About Marriage by Paul C. Brunson. Every day it feels as if we are bombarded with negative reports about the institution of marriage. So much so that you would think no one is getting married anymore, right? Well, that statement couldn’t be further from the truth. Last(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: Don’t Be Afraid to Love Again

Modern Day Matchmaker: Don’t Be Afraid to Love Again

Via Essence. Don’t Be Afraid to Love Again by Paul C. Brunson. The average person falls in love seven times prior to marriage. Does this shock you? I bet you’re thinking, “Wow, seven times, that’s a lot! I haven’t been in love that many times.” You’re not alone. I have yet to find someone who(…)

Opening Reception of Neekid Blk Gurls Exhibit

Opening Reception of Neekid Blk Gurls Exhibit

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On December 8th Nikisha and I attended the opening reception of the highly anticipated Neekid Blk Gurls exhibit held at the Rush Gallery in New York. Curated by Danny Simmons, abstract painter and co- founder of the amazing Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation http://www.rushphilanthropic.org/ , Neekid Blk Gurls is all(…)

WOW! Popular Dutch Magazine Calls Black Girls Like Rihanna A “N*IGGAB*TCH”

WOW! Popular Dutch Magazine Calls Black Girls Like Rihanna A “N*IGGAB*TCH”

Mahelia de Randamie from facebook posted this article from TheYBF.com. This is totally unacceptable. Sure, different countries have different meanings for the same words.  But this one’s pretty universal.  A popular Dutch magazine has blatantly referred to black women such as Rihanna as a “N*GGAB*TCH.”  And the black community in the netherlands–mainly the younger generation–is(…)

DIY Honey Lemon Mask For Your Face

DIY Honey Lemon Mask For Your Face

This all natural honey lemon mask is great for all skin types including sensitive skin. I have used it twice so far and I am really liking the results! So of course I had to share! Benefits of the honey lemon mask: – Clears acne – Gentle cleansing agent – Dries out pimple – Minimizes(…)

7 Yummy Grilled Cheese Recipes

7 Yummy Grilled Cheese Recipes

Grilled cheese sandwiches are so classic. Here are some yummy recipes that are outside of your traditional grilled cheese.You might want to try one of these recipes this weekend!   Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich via Closetcooking <–click for recipe     Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich via Closetcooking <–Click for recipe   Honey-Basil Grilled(…)