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Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

"Every black man is a king. Regardless of what society says, and despite what someone may have told us, we are royalty." - Rayvon Shelton II Who is Rayvon Shelton? I am the black guy from Chicago who decided to create his own narrative of the black male experience because he was tired of seeing … Continue reading Rayvon Shelton II: Copywriter, Blogger, Black King, Creator of #CauseRaySaid

William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho

"I am someone who is trying to tell the stories that I wish I knew." - William Kueho Yu  Last September, I had the honor to join Will, along with 26 other bright young leaders across diverse backgrounds as a 2016 ADCOLOR Future - a unique program that’s dedicated to identifying and nuturing the next … Continue reading William Kueho Yu: Asian-American Story Teller, Freelance Writer, Senior Strategist, Pioneer of #StarringJohnCho

Del Toro: Pilsen Tequila Bar & Comfort Food For The Soul

If you’re a Chicago native, you’ve probably heard of Pilsen. Pilsen is apart of the Lower West Side community of Chicago and home to many hot spots including Dusek’s, Cafe Jumping Bean and Simone’s to name a few. Before the influx of trendy restaurants, bars and taquerias, there were multiple shifts in immigration starting in … Continue reading Del Toro: Pilsen Tequila Bar & Comfort Food For The Soul

Aliens Among Us: IVY @ Adler After Dark

Last Thursday I traveled to the stars. Not literally (because that would be cool), but close to it. I was invited by IVY to attend Adler After Dark - an after-hours evening events series that happens every third Thursday of the month at Adler Planetarium in Chicago. As posh as IVY sounds, it’s a pretty neat … Continue reading Aliens Among Us: IVY @ Adler After Dark

Alexxa Walker: Storyteller, Travel blogger, Photographer, Wanderluster

"Don't let the images in the media, or lack of, fool you. Don't be afraid to be black, don't be afraid to be woman." - Alexxa Walker I love seeing wanderlusts like myself. Especially women of color making the world their oyster. A couple weeks ago I reached out to Alexxa Walker - a fellow … Continue reading Alexxa Walker: Storyteller, Travel blogger, Photographer, Wanderluster

Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Hair and skincare products are must haves for me and you’ll always find both in my luggage while traveling. These are essential. Your body is your temple and can’t be replaced. Which is why it’s crucial to me to invest in self care. Another form of self love your body will thank you for. Which … Continue reading Abena Boamah: Educator, Student, Creator

Tasting Room: A Personal Stylist For Your Tastebuds

A couple months ago, one of my friends sent me a link on Facebook messenger to an article on Popdust. As soon as I clicked on the link, “Tasting Room is Giving Liquor Stores a Run for Their Money” popped up as the title in bold black lettering. By the end of the article, the … Continue reading Tasting Room: A Personal Stylist For Your Tastebuds

A Time For Us At Flowering Almond Spa

Self care has been in full affect for me since 2016. Yes I know, everyday should be self care day. Until now, I wasn’t as diligent in giving true self love aside from the occasional visits to the nail shop. To stay on my self care momentum, I couldn’t head back to Chicago this Sunday … Continue reading A Time For Us At Flowering Almond Spa