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TV Show Idea

TV Show Idea

I have always dreamed of being a filmmaker or television producer. I am always getting vague ideas from songs I listen to, or sometimes I get inspired while doing mundane things like washing the plates. So when I was asked what TV show would I create if I was given the opportunity, there were quite […]

Ladies of Virtue Organization Based in North Lawndale Uplifts Black Girls

Ladies of Virtue Organization Based in North Lawndale Uplifts Black Girls

Since 2011, the Ladies of Virtue, a women’s guidance organization, has assisted young Black girls in Chicago in achieving their full potential. In doing so, they are also aiming toward “empowering girls to become confident and purpose-driven leaders.” Although this mentoring organization has had many accomplishments over the years, it had not yet had a […]

Dreams Do Become a Reality

Dreams Do Become a Reality

I can not believe that I am thirty-two. Time flies. It seems like yesterday I moved back home from college-eating all of the food in the fridge. I miss those days, and I miss my parents. I also miss my brother, Adam. I thought he was joking when he used to tell us that he […]

Movies I Know and Love

Movies I Know and Love

Top 10 movies These are my top ten movies of all time. I have yet to see some classic movies like “The Godfather,” “Goodfellas,” or “Pulp Fiction,” but for now, these are my favorites. 1. “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” John Hughes understands the universal feeling all teenagers have — we just all want to have […]

Out of Ashes From a Fire Grows a Rose

Out of Ashes From a Fire Grows a Rose

The smoke detector buzzing, foggy air, my fight or flight response erupting in my nervous system, my number one goal to get everyone out of the house. The reality that almost everything I have is gone — these were all the senses I felt as I experienced a fire in my house. The blessing is […]