DIY Lipstick & Lipgloss tutorial from #MystikyMaquillage by Maya Danielle: & How creating my own beauty products and becoming an entrepreneur is more fun than it is work

If you're going to be Young, Loud, and Proud you've got to look good doing it... right? That's what I was thinking the moment I decided to officially open an Etsy shop and launch my uniquely, homemade beauty products. I want to create products that are going to make girls & women smile and enhance... Continue Reading →

Queen of Spies

A poem inspired by: "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" & "Harriet the Spy" RIP to the queen of spies (the one who told the truest lies) Most beautiful when she didn't have her cigarette, Maya, was the kindest person I ever met! The Queen who spied was the same when the... Continue Reading →

Four countries in one week: Part. III “I made it out of Paris, France in one piece”

Four countries in one week: How I survived my impulsive solo adventure Part. III: Despite the Protest, I made it out of Paris, France in one piece! "Melting Pot" The world is a huge melting pot. Merriam Webster defines a melting pot as is “A place where different peoples, styles, theories, etc., are mixed together”... Continue Reading →

Black Utopia

You’re going to the black utopia? Can I go too? Where the sky isn’t a typical blue but a reddish, orangy, golden-sparkly hue. Everyone there is just like you. Selfless, patient, loving, intelligent, enlightening too. Honey pours from the trees and blessings, not death, comes in threes. You and I are the same, of course,... Continue Reading →

Suppressed Deity & Young Loud Proud’s presents: Sick, Lit & LOUD

"We have been on a journey from the age of 7, creating our own stories and characters. Being underrepresented as young girls of color, we began designing our own worlds where we were able to exist freely. Presently, we are still creating platforms for disenfranchised groups, proclaiming self-acceptance. Our most recent project, Sick & Lit, is an... Continue Reading →

“Speak Up: An invincible girl’s Podcast”

On 9.30.18 I’m launching “Speak Up: An invincible girl’s Podcast” An extension of my blog site "Young Loud Proud (YLP)” —a resource tool for inspiration & motivation in the hopes of spreading POSITIVITY while dismembering stereotypes. “Speak Up" will be used as an outlet to continue to shine light on #BlackGirlMagic across the globe, a... Continue Reading →

Amurri “Artmurri” Lauren and her upcoming NYC Art Show “Seesaw”

Amurri Lauren, known throughout several social media handles as “Artmurri,” is an exceptional art creative. Amurri is a photographer and art director, native to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, currently freelancing out of New York City. This self-taught, “reality” photographer, has a reputation of having an irrefutable creative style due to her fine, keen eye. She’s continuously receiving... Continue Reading →

Open wound

Open wound Did you hear? There’s an open wound for sale A pretty pinkish reddish tomb deep of a wound for sale A freshly picked scab of a wound; red as a rose newly bloomed for sale Filled with a precious history, located in a place of mystery, glistening ready for a new owner for... Continue Reading →

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