COMMUNITY, CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

FAMILY EVENT: 8th Annual Sidewalk Festival Hosted by Sidewalk Detroit

Sidewalk Detroit’s popular community festival is back! The 8th annual Sidewalk Festival is going to be a little different this year, though. The event has been expanded to four festival dates and will travel to four different Detroit neighborhoods. July 24, 2:00 – 8:00 P.M.: 12041 Dexter Ave, in the Dexter-Linwood neighborhood (in partnership with… Read More FAMILY EVENT: 8th Annual Sidewalk Festival Hosted by Sidewalk Detroit

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY, LIFESTYLE

Five Binge-Worthy YouTube Channels You Should Watch This Weekend

Today’s blog post features a list of five binge-worthy YouTube channels for women that we think you’ll love! Together with guest writer Ariana Robinson, we compiled a list of women YouTubers who are creating empowering, innovative, funny, and stylish content. Hope you enjoy today’s post! xoxo By Ariana Robinson The women we admire are prevalent… Read More Five Binge-Worthy YouTube Channels You Should Watch This Weekend

ART, CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts Documentary Film Opens Friday, April 16th at the Detroit Cinema Lamont Virtual Screening Room

You can watch the Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts documentary film this Friday, April 16th in Detroit’s Cinema Lamont Virtual Screening Room. The film won the Jury Prize for Freedom Award at the 2019 Fine Arts Film Festival. It was also featured in the 2019 Freep Film Festival. Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts is a film by… Read More Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts Documentary Film Opens Friday, April 16th at the Detroit Cinema Lamont Virtual Screening Room

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Centering Mental Wellness and Healing for Black Women: Q&A with Rowana Abbensetts, Founder of Spoken Black Girl

In today’s blog post, Pray with Our Feet founder and freelance writer Emelda De Coteau interviews Rowana Abbensetts, founder and editor-in-chief of Spoken Black Girl. The two discuss Rowana’s work in mental healthcare awareness for women, Spoken Black Girl‘s latest work, and Rowana’s upcoming book Departure Story. I caught up with my good friend Rowana… Read More Centering Mental Wellness and Healing for Black Women: Q&A with Rowana Abbensetts, Founder of Spoken Black Girl

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Vice President Kamala Harris’s Leadership Will Help ‘Build a World That Works for Women’

Happy Women’s History Month! In today’s blog post, freelance writer Jai Marie celebrates our first woman vice president– Kamala Harris! Jai shares her thoughts on why Madam Vice President Kamala Harris’s new role in the White House will have a great, positive impact on young girls and women. For the first time in history, the… Read More Vice President Kamala Harris’s Leadership Will Help ‘Build a World That Works for Women’

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum Moves to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum has moved to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The virtual grand opening was held on Monday, March 22nd. Originally located in Fort Wayne, the Tuskegee Airmen National Museum can now be found in the Coleman A. Young Gallery. The former mayor was Detroit’s first Black mayor… Read More The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum Moves to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

International Women’s Day: Inspiring Quotes from Amazing Women I Have Connected With These Past Few Years

Happy International Women’s Day! I’ve been blogging for almost six years now and I’m happy to say I have had the pleasure of connecting with many inspiring women. In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share a few blog posts I have written featuring some of those amazing women I have had the… Read More International Women’s Day: Inspiring Quotes from Amazing Women I Have Connected With These Past Few Years

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Relationship Advice: Five Ways to ‘Prepare and Position Yourself for the Right One’

Let’s be real– dating in your 30s and beyond can be challenging. You’re a little older and (hopefully) a little wiser so your approach to dating is going to be different from when you were in your 20s. It’s quite possible you may have experienced a committed relationship or an “entanglement” or two. Hey– we’ve… Read More Relationship Advice: Five Ways to ‘Prepare and Position Yourself for the Right One’

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Hip-Hop Artist P8tience Captures Joy and Racial Heartache on Latest Album ‘KuhlerBlahynd’

In just 21 minutes, Detroit-born hip-hop artist P8tience captures joy and racial heartache on his latest album KuhlerBlahynd — pronounced color blind.  “They still beating us like Rodney King. They can’t beat us. They want to shoot us. They can’t shoot us. They take us behind bars and say we died of our own hands.… Read More Hip-Hop Artist P8tience Captures Joy and Racial Heartache on Latest Album ‘KuhlerBlahynd’

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY, INTERVIEWS

Wu-Tang’s RZA Talks Second Chances and Cut Throat City Film

As leader of the legendary multi-platinum selling rap group, The Wu-Tang Clan, RZA, or Bobby, as he is known to close friends and colleagues, had a particular way of putting beats to razer-sharp lyrics that made you feel part of a song’s creative process. Fans feel RZA’s music, both from Wu-Tang and his solo and… Read More Wu-Tang’s RZA Talks Second Chances and Cut Throat City Film

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY, INTERVIEWS

Five Questions with Detroit Blogger Jess McKenzie

One of the many things I enjoy about blogging is meeting other creatives. I’m a strong believer in the popular phrase “community over competition” because it has helped me grow as a writer and form new friendships. Last year, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., I connected with Jess McKenzie, a graphic designer who… Read More Five Questions with Detroit Blogger Jess McKenzie

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

10 Most Anticipated African American Books to Add to Your 2021 Reading List

ON TODAY’S POST: The most anticipated African American Books 2021 Book List recommended by the Detroit Public Library. Add these great forthcoming books to read by Black writers to your 2021 reading list! What books are on your 2021 reading list right now? Last year, I set a reading goal for myself to read twenty… Read More 10 Most Anticipated African American Books to Add to Your 2021 Reading List

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Bleed Collection Founder Gary Pearson on Sharing Detroit Love and Positivity

I recently discovered a new Detroit street fashion brand called the Bleed Collection. Have you heard of it yet? The Bleed Collection features a “Bleed Detroit” line that shows love for Detroit. A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to talk to Bleed Collection’s founder Gary Pearson and learn more about his streetwear… Read More Bleed Collection Founder Gary Pearson on Sharing Detroit Love and Positivity

CULTURE, FEATURE STORY

Happy Friday!

How was your week? We had a busy week with getting our minivan fixed (so many unfortunate events happened with our old van), visiting Santa George at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets (so fun!), and working on homeschool lessons. I also had the opportunity to participate in a Giving Tuesday fundraiser event, which I detail down… Read More Happy Friday!