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Confessions of a Writer

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Transcending Guidance about Writing African American Stories

Poetry has always been easy for me to shell out. In 2003, I shocked myself by writing my first short story turned novella inside a coffee café in Dallas, Texas. I remember always making sure that I had some time to sit and write and I enjoyed the process. During this time, I was getting … Continue reading

Proclamation | “…i am a black woman”

…i am a black woman …my hue is actually brown …i am 5 ft tall …i am feisty …i am curvaceous …my strength comes from the heavens …my strength comes from my ancestors …i speak the truth …i love hard_harder_hardest …i have made/make mistakes …i have a vision for my life …i know my worth … Continue reading

Social Rants

💋...currently reviving my spirit warrior! #ubettathink2019 #urthoughtlife #summertime🌞 #atxbougieblack
💋....i made it thru. I couldn't even take photos, because I had over 200 people that came to my pop-Up exhibit station and made art and learned about the Great Migration! I have nothing but what's inside the suitcase. I will share later when I get to my studio. This was amazing. #ubettathink2019 #artlibrarydeco
💋...What would U create to put in our Great Migration Suitcase? Join me tonight and let's learn and make art! #artlibrarydeco #sweetasthemomentwhenartwentpop #popupexhibits #blackdigitalartlibrary #coolsummernights🌜 #atxbougieblack
💋.... #artlibrarydeco #sweetasthemomentwhenartwentpop #popupexhibits #blackart #blackhistory #artentrepreneur #iownablackartlibrary #wetravelincolor #mynameiskymizsofly
💋...my 1st PoP-Up ART Exhibit (many more to come) is being held at the Bullock Museum's Cool Summer Nights! Tonight, I will be here until 9pm. Come learn about the Great Migration and make a piece of art, write a letter, design a bookmark or collage. All materials will be housed in our Great Migration Suitcase. Event is FREE! #ubettathink2019 #artlibrarydeco #popupsummerexhibit #blackartmatters #blackhistorymattets #21stcenturyabolitionist
....this is not my salad. Mine is on the way. I just wanted u to see it's summertime! #ubettathink2019 #summertime🌞 #lifeisgood❤️
💋...urs truly put together the 1st UT-Austin & Austin History Center Racial Geography Tour. S/O to all my guests this morning! #ubettathink2019 #summertime🌞 #utblackhistorymatters #drgordonthough #atxbougieblack #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist
💋...i stood by a tree today, the uniqueness in the moment is when I found out it is 500 years old! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #historybuff #therobertstanleyhouse #atxbougieblack #standingnexttoblackgenealogy #standingontopofblackhistory #21stcenturyabolitionist
💋...a glimpse inside : The Herb Bar. #ubettathink2019 #summertime🌞 #healingenergytools🌻💛 #mondayspecial #allmyfriendsreadbooks
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