CALLNG ALL HEALERS! ARTISTS! ACTIVISTS! ORGANIZERS! WITCHES! Join us for what will be an incredibly powerful event happening tomorrow, Saturday, August 29th at Hostos Community College located at 450 Grand Concourse Avenue at 149th Street at 10:00AM! 300 womyn expected! 30+ volunteers! Food donations! Music! Dance! Workshops and Panels! For Immediate Release August 26th 2015 Génesis… Continue reading FREE EVENT! “Deepening our Womanhood: Identity and Diversity”
FILM SCREENING TONIGHT in NYC! Afrolatinos An Untaught History
I honor that today is the very first screening of AFROLATINOS: LA HISTORIA QUE NUNCA NOS CONTARON, Afrolatinos: An Untaught History! Tonight is the very first time we share it publicly. Today I honor how Renzo Devia and I met and dedicated over seven years to this project. We have been committed to… Continue reading FILM SCREENING TONIGHT in NYC! Afrolatinos An Untaught History
Nepal Trip ~ Day 49: Just Trust!
Trust in your ability! Trust your voice! Trust your skills! Trust that you are ready! Trust that you have done the work! Today I wake up free. The air smells a little bit different like pink cotton candy on the most beautiful day at the best carnival. My focus feels different and my direction clear.… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 49: Just Trust!
Nepal Trip ~ Day 19: Discoveries found in the Process and Reflection
Is it possible for eyebrows to hurt? Every inch of me is in pain. But I can see it! I can see the peak! I am getting closer. My saliva tastes like completion... I have used everything that I am and everything I didn't know I had. I can see how close I am. The… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 19: Discoveries found in the Process and Reflection
Nepal Trip ~ Day 18: Meeting Fran Lebowitz and Reflection
Today I smoked a cigarette with Fran Lebowitz at the top of mount Makalu. What the hell is Fran Lebowitz doing in Nepal? From what I understand she would never leave NYC. She turned to me and said, "HEY! Where are you from?" I answered, "Brooklyn, New York, by way of Harlem." She continued in… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 18: Meeting Fran Lebowitz and Reflection
Nepal Trip ~ Day 15: Root of Resentment and Reflection
"Maybe then we wouldn't have to resent someone's excellence ...... We could align ourselves with it." ALIGNING ourselves with excellence... This is my morning meditation. I have often wondered why people talk about those who have attained certain levels of success and blessings. Those who have more than others. And this measuring and comparing ourselves… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 15: Root of Resentment and Reflection
Nepal Trip ~ Day 14: “Traveler, there is no path”, check-in and Reflection
"Caminante, no se hace el camino, el camino se hace al andar... Traveler, there is no path, a path is made by walking." This quote was all he wrote on a piece of paper for me before I left for this journey over two weeks ago. There is a point where we think we know… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 14: “Traveler, there is no path”, check-in and Reflection
Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
We met at a dinner party. Oysters were being shucked, white wine was being served and an honest conversation was taking place amongst brilliant, beautiful and fierce women. As the night progressed the conversation moved to writing. Most of us in attendance had aspirations, visions and ideas for stories and characters we were creating or… Continue reading Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
An Artist’s Worth! The Artist Series Part 1 of 3
“We can’t pay you!” “Will you speak at my school for free?” “Its not in the budget!” “That’s not a real job!” “You’re a writer? That’s a nice hobby!” “You’re a writer? I have a great story, you should write my book!” “I want to pursue writing. Do you think you can read my work… Continue reading An Artist’s Worth! The Artist Series Part 1 of 3
Download Sankofa Sisterhood Application!
Greetings writers, We are getting closer to our retreat weekend and we are so incredibly excited. In two weeks we will be closing registration and finalizing all details for the Sankofa Sisterhood Writer's Retreat. Please complete the following application and submit with your registration, deposit and payment. To download the application and for payment details: Registration… Continue reading Download Sankofa Sisterhood Application!