black. liberated. motivated. The Toni Mitchell story.

“The darker the berry, the sweeter the juice.”  Popular culture has adopted this adage as a celebratory affirmation for Black girls with skin like mine. My familial roots trace back to Haiti and the Congo but my journey begins in Verona, a predominately white town in northern New Jersey approximately 20 miles south of NYC. […]

Conscious About COVID-19

Get ready… get set… and… go… I’m not going to lie, getting the Covid-19 vaccine was literally one of the scariest decisions that I have had to make in my adult life… This post is for all of my friends, family, and followers who are struggling about whether or not they want to get the […]