ANDRE MENTIS, A DESIGNER.

The Culture You have a clothing line called The Culture, can you tell us a little bit about that? What made you decide to start a clothing line? What sparked the inspiration? We formally changed the name to D&D Clothing for legal purposes. I’ve always wanted to do something like this, but I was a college athlete…

EZENEZIE EZE, AN ENVISIONIST.

From Sicklerville, a small town in South Jersey, Ezenezie Eze is the youngest in his family behind his two brothers and sister. His parents moved to America as immigrants from Nigeria a little more than thirty years ago. Outside of photography, he aspires to work as a Biomedical Engineer and help create devices that will reduce the…

TROY JONES, A DESIGNER.

Professional weirdo and music connoisseur,  Troy A. Jones is from Lindenwold, New Jersey with some time spent in Sicklerville. He is currently attending Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon graduation, he plans to go to medical school to become an anesthesiologist. He’s an avid reader and a Scorpio. This is his story. YOUNG BLACK FOLKS You recently…

TY HARRIS, A PHOTOGRAPHER.

A Dallas native, Ty Harris was homeschooled for high school, which gave him a lot more free time to do whatever he wanted. That’s when he really got into photography. With his free time, he’d pick up the camera and shoot at anything he could find. Whether it be nature or people, he has a…

ALEXANDRIA LIGON, A CREATOR.

From Bowie, Marlyand, a suburb of Washington, DC, Alexandria Ligon is an 18 year old undergraduate student attending school in New York with a major in Health and Human Services. She has a passion for sharing her love for God, health and wellness and art. Blogging is the medium in which she currently chooses to share these loves…

ALICIA VILLAFANA, AN ADVOCATE.

From West Islip, New York, Alicia Villafana is a sophomore business major at St. John’s University with a plan to minor in Spanish. She is interested in fashion, beauty, and travel. She has a passion for helping others and making a change, and aspires to become a successful business woman. This is her story. THIRST PROJECT…

USING OUR STRUGGLES TO HELP OTHERS

We’ve all heard the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” when we were younger. Well, they LIED. Almost everyone knows how mean people can be and how they’ll go out of their way just to ruin your day. Yet, Taylor Ozuna, a freshman at the University of…

SUMMER ADVENTURE: FAMOUS FOOD FESTIVAL

Today, I went to a food festival hosted by Famous Food Festival, a traveling organization based in NYC that provides both new and well known vendors a chance to showcase their creative and delicious works of art while bringing together their local community. My mom came up from New Jersey because she is a dedicated foodie (plus,…