Marches, rallies follow Zimmerman acquittal – U.S. News

[dropcap] NO EXCUSES! [/dropcap] There should not have been a Martin/Zimmerman trial because Trayvon Martin should still be alive! Absolutely unbelievable. But then again, believable. The system has failed us all once again with the ‘Not Guilty’ verdict of George Zimmerman delivered Saturday night.  How it is possible for a jury to hold no one accountable Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance … Still Dreaming

    She dreamed a sea of dreams – wondered what they mean  – wandered in her dreams Life as it seems is not as easy as we’d like it to be Eyes water – results from broken concrete where bodies lay – not expecting it to be their time Innocence is mistaken for weakness Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance … Life is Beauty’s Canvas

[dropcap]Blazed[/dropcap] Bullets. Generated Chaos. What this could be. Herein lies detriments; past times of catastrophe. Controversy stirs awakening ill-feelings, awakening loss, awakening further wants. Hearts buried in grief – eyes drowned in rain – pouring hurricanes. Survival? Still working to figure that out. An exploratory movement. Stillness exist in memorabilia – smiles lingering in our Read More …

Kelly Fair, Founder of Polished Pebbles Mentors Our Future Leaders

[dropcap]Be Bold.[/dropcap] This two-word phrase is something that I learned early on in my professional career – and it applies differently to each individual. These words, acted upon respectfully, can lead to opportunities, relationships and life ventures that you may have only thought possible in your head. Bold embodies courage, strength and persistence. ‘Being’ is Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance … We Are Art!

  God’s creations; so we are art in human form. We have talents to offer the world. Skills that can build and drive business. Strengths that can bear children and raise them.  Chances to to make choices. Right Wrongs. We are given life; a privilege, yet too many are taken advantage of this gift. Too Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance… I Want To Be An Actress!

                Her world has so much potential. Don’t allow her dreams to fade before she’s able to embrace them. Be mindful and aware at all times. Children hold the light of the world in their eyes, smiles and laughs.   Stop the violence and allow this precious child Read More …

ColorComm Launches in Chicago!

Chicago’s 312 Restaurant, located in downtown South Loop, was the destination spot on May 9th for women of color in communications looking for a good organizational network. A group of  100 women connected at ColorComm’s official Chicago Launch in pursuit of building with fellow communications professionals in various mediums.Some familiar faces were on board and Read More …

Film and Music Video Directors: Coodie & Chike

Conformity: An action in which one redesigns their original perspective to settle for the acceptance and acknowledgement of mainstream consumerism. An action in which creative individuals, oftentimes, oppose for the integral care of their art and that of storytelling from the soul. Artistic integrity births innovative energy. That of which grants a trained eye the Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance … Stop The Violence

It saddens me that as voices continue to communicate in various ways that there needs to be an end to violence, gun violence, senseless violence and gang violence; we are still falling on deaf ears. We are still in the midst of war on the streets and our communities. We are still hearing the heartfelt Read More …