Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings It’s just the amount of ‘melanin’ (skin pigmentation) in your skin…Yet, it has come to denote an entire culture, mindset and way of life….Does it matter how black or brown you are? And ifContinue reading “Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!”

Societal Beauty: Beyond Skin Colour

It started when we were kids: the moment a child was born, relatives would start comparing siblings’ skin colour. You’d hear things like, “oh, she’s fairer than her sister”, “oh, he’s darker than his brother.” It starts in your own family.  One major mistake we make, consciously or unconsciously, is to make a certain colour theContinue reading “Societal Beauty: Beyond Skin Colour”

‘Colourism’ and It’s Impact on You!

Ever heard people of colour refer to each other as “light-skinned” or “dark-skinned?” Ever found yourself classifying and stereotyping people you come across based on skin tone? We have become quite used to white people’s ideas of white superiority and even those black people who prefer lighter skin. But we often let it slip pastContinue reading “‘Colourism’ and It’s Impact on You!”

What Nipsey Hussle’s “Victory lap” Taught us about Life, Money and Entrepreneurship!

Just as the title implies, the inspiration for this track is centered in Nipsey Hussle’s worldwide success as an artist and entrepreneur in spite of his ‘colored’ background. In other words, he takes his “victory lap”, as racers often do in the sport of ‘car racing’, with the winner taking an extra lap around theContinue reading “What Nipsey Hussle’s “Victory lap” Taught us about Life, Money and Entrepreneurship!”