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Beyoncé’s Formation: How to Slay Even When You’re Inconsistent

ALT TITLE: Beyonce’s Formation: Subversive Slayage Beyoncé’s Formation video and halftime performance were instantly polarizing. Some said this was her “I’m black and IDGAF” moment. She scared some folks and even seemed to set boundaries about who could and could not dissect her performance. Rudy Giuliani was not happy to say the least (he called…

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Kendrick Lamar is Sort Of Right About Ferguson: Change Comes From Within

Kendrick Lamar has come under fire lately for his comments relating to Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson, MO and Eric Garner’s killing in Staten Island, NY. In an interview with Billboard, Lamar stated that: “I wish somebody would look in our neighborhood knowing that it’s already a situation, mentally, where it’s f—ked up. What happened to…

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Vulnerability 2.0: Antifragility

How would the world be different if we viewed vulnerability as a power pose as opposed to a liability or weakness? Better yet, what if there were a third option, not powerfully vulnerable, or woefully weak, but …. antifragile? Let me explain myself. It’s common to hear about vulnerability in terms of risky behavior that…

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Pastries and Champagne: The Launch

“Behind every good woman is a good man…isn’t that how the saying goes?” Laughter erupted through the crowd at Marcus Finley’s (paraphrased) opening quote and with that, Pastries and Champagne was officially launched. Delicious pastries and champagne from local and women-owned businesses were sorted throughout the room and securely in the hands of many of the…

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Gone to Costa Rica: ¡Pura Vida!

Max (boyfriend) and I were excited for our trip to Costa Rica and intentionally planned a Tico journey in order to authentically explore the country and create our own adventures. Our trip started with a BANG….literally. As we were going to Fort Lauderdale from Baltimore, we flew over Cape Canaveral and had a breathtaking view of a…

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