I tend to stray away from the topic of religion when it comes to my content & writing. It can be a sensitive conversation to engage in and I never want to come across as the kind of person who preaches blindly without much insight into the lives and circumstances of others.
However, the concept of Grace has been on my mind for a while lately. One that I finally found comfort in discussing and eventually able to articulate into words.
Firstly, I’d just like to say thank you to everyone who came out to support and truly believed in our vision. As Filmmakers & creators, I think we have a duty to create work that is of substance, work that shines a light on our society, aspects of which we may not exactly be ready to confront.Continue reading “BEHIND THE DOOR”
“There’s power in authenticity. Choosing to live your life on your own terms, embracing who you are irrespective of the thoughts & demands of others.”
I once heard one successful black businesswoman describing her self-love journey as something she was holding onto with every fibre of her being. Something that irregardless of her position or achievements in life she knew she could never take for granted, an aspect of her life that she would always have to give time to & work on daily. It’s statements like these which really bring home how difficult and almost defiant it is to walk in self-love.Continue reading “AUTHENTICITY”
“This is colourism in its most brazen form: “Them dark skin girls, they ain’t feminine,” says one voice. “I don’t like women with my complexion,” says another. All of the statements in the video are taken from real-life incidents, and their ridiculousness is only dampened by the boldness with which the narrators say them – as if they’re facts, not malicious falsehoods.”
A little while ago I sat down with Ghanaian artist & my good friend, Sarah Owusu. This was before I went on my blogging hiatus and truth be told I was somewhat hesitant about releasing this due to the time that had passed. However, re-reading it I knew it was a story that I needed to share. We talk about Identity, Heritage, Womanhood, her battle with self-love and how ultimately through her pain she was the was able to find her purpose. This is definitely one of my favourite interviews to date, it’s filled with gems and lessons we can all resonate with.