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  • Sammie’s Lens Photography

    First up in our Wedding series is photography! Wedding photography is about capturing beautiful memories that last a lifetime.  Capturing moments that matter to the couple’s big day.  Oh and while you are at it, make the images look natural and poignant.  Allow us to introduce a woman up to this task- Sammie Joseph- Fredericks!…

  • Bye-Bye dry natural hair!

    When one first goes natural, the hunt for the “unicorn” product is unbelievable!  It can, easily, lead to a cabinet full of half used hair products and the Product Junkie (PJ) label!  I discovered Janomi Hair via IG hashtags. A friend gifted me the oil and I enjoyed it.  Imagine my exhilaration when I saw…

  • Joy + Paint + Canvas = Expression!

    Being a lover of art, I was thrilled to, virtually, meet Michael Mitchell, Liberian Painter.  I discussed his craft with him and discovered a charming father of 5, well versed in his craft. Michael painted with brushes for many years until he learned about Vincent Van Gogh.  After exhilarating in the works of the famous…

  • Dear America, Wakanda Pride is not new!

    Let’s get one thing out of the way. I am a Marvel fan. I discovered Wolverine in a comic book growing up in Liberia and my marvel fandom and street cred was established many years ago. HA! I’m also raising 3 boys, so superhero life will likely be a part of my existence for my…

  • The Pride of My Homeland

    I have a deep pride in the land, culture, and people of my homeland. This pride was instilled in me at a very early age. My grandmother, Agnes, insisted on speaking Kru to me even after we settled in the US. She repeatedly told stories of my lineage and how the Portuguese ships came to…