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Look for opportunities to experience security, joy and optimism.
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Look for opportunities to experience security, joy and optimism.

Posted July 8th, 2012 by in Blog, Health & Vitality

“Look for opportunities to experience security, joy and optimism.” This is apparently part of the cure for Adrenal dysfunction. When your adrenals are dysfunctional, usually due to severe emotional stress, poor nutrition. This is categorized, along with Hypo-thyroid as “Low Metabolic Energy” When the body doesn’t have enough energy to function properly, each component of […]

The Vegan’s Need for Meat
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The Vegan’s Need for Meat

Posted July 8th, 2012 by in Blog, Health & Vitality

I certainly don’t qualify for the term “Vegan”, although I do use it to describe my diet. I have played around with other terms, like an acronym that included Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Organic, Plant-heavy. This may seem redundant to the meat-eater, but vegetarians know that there are SO many kinds of vegetarians. There […]

Put Your Money in My Hand
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Put Your Money in My Hand

Posted June 22nd, 2012 by in Blog, Business

For me, admitting I am an artist was a huge leap of growth. It took decades to admit it out loud. Because 1> It wasn’t ok in my family for that to be your profession and 2> Because of <1> I wasn’t trained in the formal sense. It was not until I made this proclamation […]

If I Ruled the World.
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If I Ruled the World.

Posted June 22nd, 2012 by in Blog, Musik

Is it ok that I love Nas? Even though he says the N-word, curses and talks about illegal $#!+ ? This is the anthem. Then ‘One Mic’. Below I talk about how the world would be if I ruled it. In place of an essay, a general summary of the elements of the world I […]

The Many Tribes of AFRiCKA
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The Many Tribes of AFRiCKA

Posted June 21st, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog

I really enjoyed this vid. S/He really went in, covering so many of the “nations” in AFRiCKA. I wish he had referred to the Rwandese as Rwandese or Kinyarwanda though. I was hoping they wouldn’t acknowledge that Belgian-induced Tutsi/Hutu bull. But anyway, enjoy! The song is dope!

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I HATE the Way Wheatgrass Tastes

Posted June 20th, 2012 by in Blog, Health & Vitality

But I LOVE the way it makes me feel. I’ve been a wheatgrass juicer since my pregnancy in ’08, but I’ve been a drinker since ’07 when the Great Ali introduced me. It’s been quite a journey, noting that this stuff has a profound effect on my health and energy levels. I first tried it […]

Gays in Afrika
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Gays in Afrika

Posted June 20th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog

I’m supposed to be writing an article about Gays in Africa for Applause magazine. I’m hesitant because I have so much to say, and so much controversy to start 😉 How many of my gay friends will hate me after it is written? Will the magazine agree with what I have to say? Is it […]

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How to Say Perseverance in Yoruba

Posted June 20th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog

The day got better. Today was one of those days when perseverance paid off. Reminded me to keep doing what I must do. Aside from poetry, there is Yoruba. Although, there is actually no distinction since Yoruba language is poetry. I started this Yoruba school journey over 5 years ago; after spending a year seriously […]

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Lauryn Hill on Bird Poop

Posted June 19th, 2012 by in Blog, Musik

A bird just pooped on my shoulder. I believe that’s the first time a bird ever pooped on me. It’s a good thing because as disgusted as I was and as much as my usual reaction to something so gross is freak out, jump up and down and scream–even in the middle of the street–I […]

Summerstage for Afrika
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Summerstage for Afrika

Posted June 10th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Musik

Why are people always looking for photos of malnourished children? Apparently, the photos I posted with Nigeria in 11 are responsible for 99% of the traffic to this site. Wow! Anyway, in other news, Summerstage is usually something I look forward to in NYC summer.  There are usually at least a couple of dope African […]