As the hysteria of the Corona virus takes a storm throughout the world, the effects of the virus has made it difficult for a lot of people to continue on with their normal lives. K-12 schools are shut down and people are getting laid off and getting less hours at their jobs. This means that … Continue reading Volunteer Ops & Resources During COVID-19 in Los Angeles, CA
Black hair has always had its ups and downs in history. I remember conversations and documentaries that I've consumed on the conversation of natural vs. relaxed hair and how it was a major self reflecting issue amongst Black women and even Black men and how they felt about it (as if their opinion really mattered). … Continue reading Black Hair: A Beautiful Struggle.
On a hot but gloomy Thursday evening on April 11th, 2019, there was a sense of despair in the air, the vibe in L.A. was off and emotions were high. On this the day, Ermias Eghedom "Nipsey Hussle" lost his life in front of his clothing store in Los Angeles, CA. Who would have known that that … Continue reading My Ode to Los Angeles
Leader and leadership are terms that can be used loosely. At first, I thought that everyone has the ability to be a leader but then I thought, maybe leadership is something that someone was born with. That sounded a lot better but I think it is a mix of both. I believe that everyone has … Continue reading Stand for Something or Fall for Anything: Leadership in Hip-Hop
Just like the United States, Mexico has never had a women as president. Meet Maria De Jesus Patricio Martines AKA "Marichuy", the first indigenous woman to run for president. Marichuy running for president is significant because indigenous people just now started to be counted in the Census as people. Also, they are often left out … Continue reading Be the Change You Want to See in The World: Potential Mexican Indigenous Women President