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  • Today is the day my daughter died…

    On this day two years ago on January 26, 2021, my daughter, Summer Aaliyah Irene Walker passed away. She was just born five days prior, at only 25 weeks. I was six months pregnant and was diagnosed with a rare form of preeclampsia resulting in an emergency c-section. Sometimes, I have to say it out […]

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  • I love Gemini’s and Gemini szn and here’s 10 reason’s why you do too!

    I love Gemini’s and Gemini szn and here’s 10 reason’s why you do too!

    This Gemini season is special because of COVID-19 pandemic and social- distancing. Spending time at home gives me time to reflect and as I sat and watched the clock switch to 12:00 am on 5/21/2020 I felt a surge of good energy and reassurance that no matter the current situation we’re all in this together. And now that it’s Gemini season some of the things that would make me feel misunderstood, I find solidarity in knowing I’m not alone in my quirky-weirdness. I decided to write about some of the top things I love about Gemini’s and being one. In no particular order here’s a list of reasons why I love Gemini’s.

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  • A tribute to my 20s

    A tribute to my 20s

    Today is the last day of my 20’s and as I sit with that I just want to reflect: 1) The idea that success, life, and other adulthood goals have to be completed in your 20’s is false. Success doesn’t have an age limit and whatever I wasn’t able to accomplish then, I actually have […]

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  • Who Celebrates Kwanzaa Anyway? A Guide to Celebrating the ONLY holiday dedicated to Black People and the African Diaspora

    Who Celebrates Kwanzaa Anyway? A Guide to Celebrating the ONLY holiday dedicated to Black People and the African Diaspora

    Growing up, I knew of Kwanzaa, I learned about the principles in school, and I knew it came the day after Christmas. However, I never really celebrated it or conceptualized who or why it was celebrated. Granted, I was on the Step-Team in HS and we’d put together Kwanzaa Showcases every year- yet, everyone around me still had no clue as to what Kwanzaa is really about.

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  • A NYers guide to staying fly and warm during the winter season

    A NYers guide to staying fly and warm during the winter season

    New Yorkers are some of the most trendy, swaggyiest  people (if I say so myself) and one thing’s for sure, cold weather does not stop a great outfit! To get through this seemingly long winter season, here’s a list of ways New Yorkers stay fly and warm during the coldest time of the year.

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  • Personal Preference: Money

    Personal Preference: Money

    Over this past week, I’ve been offered to post on Instagram promoting two dating apps. I normally wouldn’t sign up for a dating site, but since I’ve been given a free trial for a week; I figured I’d make an account and if I meet someone-cool. But other than completing my profile,  I’m not going […]

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