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Young Entrepreneur: Maya Penn

Fourteen-year-old Maya Penn is sitting on a 75k-a-year enterprise according to the July 2014 issue of Essence Magazine! Go’on girl!  [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6yWEXx4f6M’] At age 8, she was making her own headbands and others would ask where they could be purchased. This prompted her, AT AGE EIGHT, to start her own business. […]


Oh, the sights seen at festivals!

I attended the annual African Arts Festival in St. Louis, and while I was there as a volunteer, I couldn’t help but snap a few pictures of beauties along my way! I just HAD to purchase this dress, then found another on eBay! I’d be happy to purchase another!! If […]


Style Diary: Tsholo Dikobe

(The Khoi-fro) The sciences of appearances- outward appearances to inner well-being have always been my personal legend. Through this medium of communication, I developed a keen interest in how easily society can be influenced over a substantial period. The way in which an ensemble of words or a single item […]


Tiffany Josephs Photography (the sequel)

Be sure to read part one of Tiffany Josephs’ photography story here. Some photographers love to shoot weddings because they love to see love. I love to document history in the making. I love getting out in the world and showing others what I just witnessed. I do have a dream of […]


Tiffany Josephs’ Journey to Photography 3

    Before you read…head over to Facebook and follow Tiffany Josephs Photography. Read on! How did you become a photographer…your journey, so to say? That’s such a long and possibly boring story lol… My father bought me my first camera (polaroid) when I was 11 years old. I took […]


The earring guy 1

I am roughly 6 months into this and it has been INCREDIBLE! I’ve been trying to establish myself as an artist, but over the past few years I had been hemmed in as more of a manufacturer…producing plaques and other bulk items for different organizations. It wasn’t until late last year when I […]