Dear Baby Boomers

Dear Baby Boomers, I’m a millennial. And, I’m damn proud of it. And, as an esteemed millennial, I get sick and tired of enduring the criticisms associated with every baby born after 1981. We get a malicious rap for being entrepreneurial visionaries who believe the world should cater to our every beck and call. We […]

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Making Moves: Dropping Knowledge at the Women RAQn the Industry Sponsor Night

The Women RAQn the Industry Sponsor Night event, spearheaded by Houston stylist Jazzlin Raquel, was an opportunity “to inspire all women to follow their dreams especially in a male dominate industry“. Jazzlin’s epic goal transcended to encourage budding fashionistas to be “fearless along with the ability to start their own business in the entertainment industry” while learning more […]

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False Prophets

Many people think they know me. They harp on the fact that they “see” me doing well, they pride themselves on knowing bits and pieces of my personal life and they even equate their opinions to rationales penetrated deep within scriptures of the New Testament. These individuals may include friends, family or, perhaps, close acquaintances; […]

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For the Culture: Nneka Gigi’s Spring 2017 Zine Launch

Although I no longer write for Fashion Bomb Daily (hey, progress!), the two-and-a-half year opportunity afforded me the chance to meet the like-minded influencers who are on a quest to leave their mark in the world of style. Yes, I’ve crossed paths with sartorial visionaries including Weiz Dhurm Franklyn, Karissa Lindsay of A Leap of […]

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#GirlBoss Approved: Netflix’s Dear White People

I’m only 5 episodes into Netflix’s Dear White People and I’m hooked. This delightfully blunt, charismatic tell-all follows the journey of eight African-American students who attend a prestigious PWI (Predominantly White Institiution). Dear White People is the answer to my generation’s struggle of deciphering between falling victim to the pressures of assimilation or radically defending […]

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A Little Thing Called Faith

Life has an interesting way of allowing you to see the silver lining in the midst of a storm. As chilling winds blow against our tattered hearts and minds, our spiritual will is infinitely tested. Some people buckle at the mere thought of pressure while others encourage the counter of withstanding the turmoil; however, with […]

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