Celebrating Black Francophone Women, from the Caribbean, Africa and France – Part1

Subscribe to my newsletter: http://bit.ly/gn In America, we often celebrate icons such as Toni Morrison, Dr Maya Angelou, Oprah or Angela Davis. I feel like there is real a lack of Africans, Caribbean and Afropeans women depicted in art, so I decided to create some pieces featuring black and brown women I learnt about overContinue reading “Celebrating Black Francophone Women, from the Caribbean, Africa and France – Part1”

The Form or How Moving to America Reshaped my Identity as a Black Woman

I was 23 the first time I was asked to officially identify my race. I had to fill an employment form and could only pick one option. The situation was anxiety-inducing because despite the fact of not being white, could I call myself black?  As long as I can remember, people always asked: “Tu esContinue reading “The Form or How Moving to America Reshaped my Identity as a Black Woman”

#ImHere

I used to be fearless But somehow, somewhere Things changed It took a while to heal It took a while but still- #ImHere Praise the little redheaded girl who pushed me – and I pushed her back: harder, to the floor – all because she was challenging my intellect. I knew how to spell “Oignon”!Continue reading “#ImHere”

#BlameItOnMaxwell.

Once upon a time, we created music, and since then, nothing has ever been the same. There is a great deal of info we can deduct about each other, according to our musical tastes. Music fertilizes ideas, behaviors, shapes our minds, and inspires us. It’s incontestably one of the most powerful tools humans have atContinue reading “#BlameItOnMaxwell.”

How do I deal with certain things as a Self-Declared Woman oF Rich Ethnical and Cultural Background (WRECB)

Disclaimer: my ideas and opinions are subjected to change as I go through this beautiful thing we call life. You can help me shape my ideas by commenting and sharing your own perspective, as long as it is done in a respectful manner. I am looking forward to hearing from you! These past few daysContinue reading “How do I deal with certain things as a Self-Declared Woman oF Rich Ethnical and Cultural Background (WRECB)”

#TheOnlineShoppingCase

I my name is Daphné and I’m addicted to internet browsing: I can honestly say that I’m wasting countless hours looking for new clothes, shoes, accessories, make up, books, cute animal videos, TED talks, and everything else under the sun. Instead of doing what I ought to do, I often feed my addiction by consultingContinue reading “#TheOnlineShoppingCase”