Black Creatives: How Jay Blacks Captures The World’s Beauty Through Design

What do you enjoy the most about being Black? “Everything.” Jay Blacks has a keen eye for everything design. A Senior Brand Designer at The Honey Pot Company, Jay creates mesmerizing digital designs during the day. When he’s not busy at The Honey Pot Company, he’s capturing the essence of the world’s beauty in his photography. […]

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Black Creatives: How the Okanlawons Bridged the Diversity Gap In Corporate America

Sibling duo Joshua and Sarah Okanlawon of Atlanta, Georgia, saw an opportunity when they noticed their native Nigerian last name was often mischaracterized in the professional world. “One challenge we saw was that having a Nigerian name leads some people in corporate America to preconceived notions about character and our ability to fit into the […]

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Black Creatives: How Shannel Sams Turned Her Craft into Her Business

Devoted. Sophisticated. Motivated, and more. Shannel Sams is an up and coming force to be reckoned with in the industry of event planning. After feeling constrained to her “9 to 5” desk in corporate America, Shannel combined her unique talents as an artist with her love for serving others to establish UNMARKED., an exceptional planning […]

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My Simple, Affordable, and Natural Skincare Routine

I love nice, clear, and clean skin and my forever goal is to age gracefully, dewy and glowing! I’m sharing my natural skincare routine because it’s simple, affordable, and effective. And who doesn’t love dewy, bright, natural skin?! A few disclaimers I think are worth mentioning: I have sensitive skin.  I steer clear of a […]

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Be the Bake Boss at Your Next Holiday Party with Rozay’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Featured Chocolate Chip Cookie Photo by John Dancy on Unsplash During the holidays I like to do a few things: eat, drink, and be really merry. I can typically be found dressing up to go to somebody’s red and green rendezvous, pressing my hair because there’s minimal humidity outside (Praise to The Most High), and watching Home Alone […]

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Roundtrip: 48 hours in New York

One thing I love about traveling is the excitement. What’s more exhilarating than a vacation? A last minute, “I barely need a carry-on” getaway that also leaves time for you to get ready for work on Monday morning. When I found out that we were taking a quick baecation, my heart instantly melted. I love […]

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Skip the New Year Resolutions and Try These Small, Life-Changing Hacks Instead

It’s December of the year 2019, and I know you’re probably thinking of ways to resolute in the new decade coming up in less than a month. I assume you’ve added radical goals such as weight loss, improving punctuality at work (or even getting a new job), cutting out smoking, drinking…vices, and things of the […]

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