International Juggling Troop Blends Contemporary Juggling With Ballet!

It’s juggling, it’s ballet; it’s fantastic!  I’m talking about 4 x 4: Ephemeral Architectures a show from world-renowned circus troop Gandini Juggling.  The show incorporates ballet with contemporary juggling. Recently, I had a great phone conversation with Gandini Juggling founder, Sean Gandini.  Watch the video below to find out why dance and juggling go hand-in-hand (pun intended). 4 x 4: Ephemeral Architectures | Presented by Cohen & Grigsby … Continue reading International Juggling Troop Blends Contemporary Juggling With Ballet!

Are We #TeamTooMuch or is Dove Really Trying to Disrespect Black Women?

Executives with Dove cosmetics are apologizing after a three-second GIF caused a social media uproar!  The ad featured a black woman, a white woman and a woman who appeared to be Latina.  And now, the world wide web is crying foul because the ad transitions from the black woman removing her shirt to reveal a white woman.  See for yourself. View this post on Instagram … Continue reading Are We #TeamTooMuch or is Dove Really Trying to Disrespect Black Women?

5 Things I learned About Global Race Relations While Traveling Through Europe

After being accepted for an international exchange fellowship, I found myself in an all-too-familiar situation—I was the only Black person among a group of professionals. Being the only Black person in the room is never a big deal to me; it comes with the territory—I live in America. But as I traveled through Europe with white colleagues, I started to think about race relations with … Continue reading 5 Things I learned About Global Race Relations While Traveling Through Europe

Serena Williams is a Mommy!

Congratulations to tennis powerhouse Serena Williams!  A source has confirmed that Serena gave birth to a baby girl at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL on Friday.  This is the first child for Serena and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian – the two got engaged last December. Back in April Serena reveled her pregnancy in an “accidental” Snapcat.  In August the tennis … Continue reading Serena Williams is a Mommy!