In 1852, Frederick Douglass delivered one of his most riveting speeches “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” In a year when there has been increased focus on Black inequality in our nation, I have decided to run this piece with excerpts of Douglass’ original speech intertwined and updated with thoughts of my own.
In his eulogy of George Floyd, Reverend Al Sharpton said it best. We, as Black Americans need the knees taking off of our necks by racists in America in every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. It made me think. So I am addressing the PR people, who have racistly made my life a living hell for the past 11 years as an Editor/Influencer. It has not been pretty and it needs to stop.
I live for Uniqlo’s comfy but mega-stylish clothes, especially the designer collaborations. My very favorite is the Marimekko collaboration. I have to have one or two of these pieces with each new line and now have a lovely collection of Marimekko x Uniqlo pieces.
The Spring/Summer season is here. And even though we are stuck near our homes, we can still sport fun eyewear. Check out this sponsored post on choosing between a retro or modern look.
While waiting for COVID-19 travel restrictions to be lifted, why not start planning a California road trip? The state boasts picturesque coastline, stunning scenery, and endless sunshine. I am California dreaming on a rainy, lockdown day!
The coronavirus has made me focus more seriously on every aspect of my health. Check out this re-published post from Valerie Benni, Founder of Essence of Vali to give us some pointers on getting a proper night’s sleep.
While most hospitals are now limiting patient visits due to the coronavirus, in a few months they will be re-opened and you will be able to visit patients again. Read this sponsored post to help you pick the best gift to bring on your visit.
This year, with so many of us sick Earth Day has a special meaning for me. Disney released their annual Earth Day film as a double feature on their streaming platform Disney+ on April 3rd. So I am spending the day watching the new films plus some from the companion network, National Geographic.