“You have to be dedicated to doing it. You can’t just do a face mask once a month and you can’t just drink two glasses of water every four days expecting results…” -S.G. According to a 2016 Beauty Industry Analysis Report, just last year the beauty industry generated 56 billion dollars in revenue. It is no secret that Americans are obsessed with beauty and quite honestly … Continue reading Meet Samara George
“All jokes aside, to the outsider looking in the Habesha* community is huge but for the average DMV Ethiopian/Eritrean person you are only one cousin away from knowing everyone.” According to a Migration Policy Institute report on the Ethiopian Diaspora, there are about 251,000+ Ethiopians living in the United States and roughly 35,000 call the DMV home. Let that sink in. 35,000! What 35,000 basically … Continue reading When the Diaspora is Lit (Part 2)
Haile Roots and the Fano Band are coming to the District and we are super excited to be covering the event this year! For those not too familiar with the Ethiopian reggae artist please check out his music here on itunes and get ready for a dose of feel good music with a dash of consciousnesses. I promise you won’t be disappointed. (Also, as a cheat sheet … Continue reading Haile Roots in Concert April 2
Soap, Powder, Bleach, Towels, Fabric Softner, Dollars, Change, Pants, Socks, Dirty Drawers I’m Going To The Laundromat First Wizards game and I fell in love with basketball all over again. My favorite room at the Renwick Gallery. This piece is apart of their Wonder exhibit. Continue reading adventures . . .
I haven’t written a post in a while, so I apologize if this post is choppy or plagued with grammatical errors. LET ME REPEAT THIS POST MAY CONTAIN OFFENSIVE GRAMMAR. Tomorrow I turn 24 years old. I turn 24 on the 24th and it is my golden year. One year away from a quarter of a century and it is my Kobe year, if you will. Yikes, … Continue reading Golden Year.