Still We Rise: Dubbing 2018 The Year of the Black Woman

It’s 6:51 AM and I’m still reeling from finally getting a chance to witness the greatness that is Janelle Monae’s melaninated, buttery goodness of a video entitled “Pynk”. I’m the type of person who likes to wait for excessive hype to die down before I dive into checking out certain forms of creative expression. When the […]

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Listen Up!: 4 Influential Podcasts You Should Stream Now

Hey, everyone! Cheers to the first post of 2018! Luckily enough, I was blessed to be able to take some time off to recoup from the holidays. I was also blessed with the chance to brainstorm strategies for where I would to take EsmeshaCampbell.com moving forward. All I can say is, this year, I plan […]

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2017: A Year in Reflection

2017 was a year fueled with change, celebration of life and personal evolution. The start of the year was a bit hectic. I chunked deuce to Fashion Bomb Daily, I struggled to find permanent (and fulfilling employment) and I was tested spiritually on oh-so-many levels. 2017 forced me to take a step back from my […]

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#BlackGirlMagic Alert: VOGUE’s 73 Questions featuring Tracee Ellis Ross

Vogue‘s 73 Questions feature is one of my all-time favorite YouTube series! The esteemed fashion brand has continuously tapped Hollywood’s finest to indulge in a segment that dives into their personal lives while exploring their hobbies, their passions and all things fun (including favorite foods, movies, musicals… You know, all the good stuff!) Past celeb […]

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Affirmation

“Today, I affirm to walk boldly in the light of love and not cower at the darkness of doubt.” “Today, I affirm my circumstances can shape my joy – both good and bad. It’s all about how I look at things. Through it all, I am blessed beyond measure.” “Today, I affirm my failures will […]

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Why I Decided to Become A Mentor (Again)

Towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I came to the realization that I wanted to become a mentor. I wanted to warn the upcoming generation about issues that plagued them on and off Prairie View A&M University’s campus and I wanted to be a source of hope and help for our incoming freshmen. I […]

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