FaLessia Booker: A Courageous Flint Woman

FaLessia Booker and I go back a bit and we have always been supportive of each others work but I’ve never known the full scope and struggles of her story. FaLessia Booker is a freelance writer and editor living in Flint, Michigan. She works as the Editorial Director of Courageous Woman Magazine and volunteers as Editor in Chief for Martha Read More …

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Danielle Sanders Explains Why Black Women Need Safe Spaces

Chicago native, Danielle Sanders, has created a online safe space for Black women in the form of her website, The Sum of Many Things – for the woman who does it all where she shares her favorite things to live a balanced life. It’s also a lifestyle and personal development blog, so if you find yourself in need of uplifting, Read More …

Amber Hasan: Wearing the Loud Mouth Ghetto Girl Badge with Pride

Photography by: Senegal Tuklor Williams Amber Hasan describes writing as a sacred thing that makes her feel spiritually whole and allows her to feel as if she is fulfilling one of her purposes in life. She likes to keep her writing diverse while always giving her readers common sense, real life, and down to earth wisdom. On tracks like Loud Read More …

Chatting with Myra Hissami: A Female Game Designer

Who is Myra Hissami? She is a designer and marketer (primarily focusing on UI/UX iOS apps) and entrepreneur from Orange County, California. She is most prominently known for her work with The Jackson Family, Michael Jackson’s drummer & friend of 30 years, Jonathan Moffett (who also worked with Madonna, George Michael, Elton John and other top-tier artists), Kevin O’ Leary aka “Mr. Wonderful” (from Read More …

Dangerous Lee Interviews Comedian – Kris Shaw

Dangerous Lee interviews Kris Shaw, a fan favorite who tours comedy clubs, colleges and events all across the United States and Canada. He has entertained troops in Iraq, Kuwait, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia and Africa. Kris also appears in national television commercials and had a recurring extra role on the CBS drama “Close To Home”. Your Facebook page is listed Read More …

Music Spotlight: A Conversation About Gay Pride With Odd Hours

Natasha and Tim of Odd Hours are some talented mofos (besides music). Tim is responsible for the photography of my book, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down. Natasha is the director of Tunde Olaniran’s bad ass music video, Cobra; which I have a role in 😉 Their trashy art rock group, Odd Hours, will be performing live Saturday, June Read More …

Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore

Myra Hissami – Creating Original Art With Swarovski Crystals & Gore How do you create your art? I actually invented my own mixed media art form where I combine digital art, physical mediums for embellishing and jewels all on giclée canvas to create something innovative, fun, and eye-grabbing. Most of my creations are initially drawn digitally with my Wacom Intuos4 tablet. The digital works are then printed on giclée canvas and wrapped over Read More …

Tamika Newhouse – Founder of Delphine Publications

Attention single mothers who think they can’t live their dreams; Tamika Newhouse became a single mother as a teen and is now a best-selling, award winning, self published author and the founder of a highly successful book publishing company, Delphine Publications. She is also the CEO of Obsessive Soul Media with plans for short films, stage plays and much more. Read More …

Flint Positive Spotlight: Author Rajah E. Smart Releases “Black Rain”

Is Black Rain biographical?   No…Black Rain was developed from a real life incident in Detroit between two young professionals: one being a Black male and a White female. The story caught my attention because they were involved in a car collision, and were robbed while waiting almost two hours for the police. Two individuals that would not likely even Read More …

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Cindy Chu

Name and occupation: Cindy Chu—Actress  What do you love most about being of Asian Heritage? I love that I come from such a deep culture and that my parents raised us to appreciate our roots while still allowing us to branch out into our birth country, the USA.  Our family has a lot of history behind us, including being related Read More …

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Lily Mariye

Name and occupation: Lily Mariye – Writer/Director/Actor What do you love most about being of Asian Heritage? I like the knowledge of knowing exactly where I’m from. I like the sense of community, the pride of watching other Asian Americans break through the glass ceilings of their professions, whether they be basketball or television directing. Tell us an interesting Asian Read More …