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
How do you wake up in the morning? Are you the kind of person who jumps out of the bed and gets right into the day go... go... go... Do you begin your day with a spiritual practice, yoga, exercise, meditation, morning pages, chants or prayers? Every morning before I begin my day as I… Continue reading Meditation ~ Doing what you love!
What an incredible honor it was for me to participate in this mornings conversation about seven year old Little Miss Delaware, Jakiya Mckoy having her crown taken from her because she wasn't Latina enough "light/white" enough. Then we move to the government shut down and how it affects Latinos and all people of working classes.… Continue reading NPR conversation ~ Haiti, Racism, how the shut down affects people of color