Thoughts

TBB Featured Artist: Tiara L’Hommedieu

Name: Tiara L’Hommedieu   Instagram name: BloodyDamnit   Age: 23 Ethnic Background / What do you identify yourself as?: Black, Armenian   What inspired you to create art?: I’m not sure anything inspired me. I just needed to do it. Source(s) of inspiration?: Books, identity, social justice.   Artists you are inspired by: Kehinde Wiley, Clive Barker, Alex […]

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For the Culture: Meet Artist – William Isaza

Name: William Isaza Instagram name: abunchofmonsters Age: 24 Ethnic Background / What do you identify yourself as?: Latino, Colombian American What inspired you to create art?: I have always been drawn to art and to creating art.  When I was a kid one of my favorite things to do was to draw Pokémon cards I […]

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Thoughts

For the Culture: Meet Artist Fatima Baig

Name: Fatima Baig Instagram name: Fatima Baig | fatimarbaig Age: 34 yrs Ethnic Background / What do you identify yourself as? I belong to the Wakhi- Pamiri community of Hunza Valley in the northern areas of Pakistan. I identify myself as “Stardust floating through the cosmos- Current location: Earth”. What inspired you to create art? […]

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For the Culture: Meet Artist Dewayne Wrencher

Name: Dewayne Wrencher Instagram name: NativeBornBlackArtist Age: 31 Ethnic Background / What do you identify yourself as? Native Born Black American What inspired you to create art? Questions surrounding human life and how we interact with one another inspires me to create. Source(s) of inspiration? The intricacies of constructing an identity in a racialize society […]

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For The Culture: Meet Artist Nastuh “Miggz” Zalmai

Name: Nastuh Zalmai – “miggz” Instagram name: @notmiggz Age: Timeless Ethnic Background / What do you identify yourself as?: Persian | from Afghanistan | Tajik Tribe What inspired you to create art?: Im pretty certain I was born this way. My earliest memory is a friend at school, kindergarten or first grade, showed me how to […]

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Art, Thoughts

Roots of an Artist: A Cultural Art Experience Not to Forget

Roots of an Artist was my first ever vendor experience as an artist, and I’m happy it was. The people, music, culture, art and food that was represented in that space was inspiring. It was a place where I received tremendous positivity from fellow creators and I even made some new friends. I’ve learned that […]

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Thoughts

Motivational Monday – Little Caesars lives out the mantra “Whatever it Takes To Make That Money My Guy”

I guess Little Caesars ran out of Little Caesars so decided to start selling (IMO) a better product. Peep the DiGiorno’s Boxes…. this can’t be happening right in front of me pic.twitter.com/9R7jwuUbB6 — vin🏁 (@vinandwesson) October 6, 2018 Oh but it doesn’t end there. Check out the following tweets. @vinandwesson “ats” both the Little Caesars’ […]

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Productivity, Thoughts

Take the Scenic Route, It’s Good for You

It’s a blessing to have grown up on Long Island. To some that may sound strange but I’ve always been amazed at the green scenery and plethora of parks/recs we have available to visit. Whenever I needed to go off the grid and reconnect with my thoughts I found going to a park and being […]

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Film/Television, Thoughts

Netflix Top Picks for Late September

Hi there! Sorry about the late post this month. I didn’t get much of a chance to watch too many Netflix movies but here are the following top shows/movies I watched this month:   AMERICAN VANDAL SEASON 2  Peter and Sam are back at it again and going hard on a new case at St. […]

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Productivity, Thoughts

Who knows what’s best for you?

By Fredrick Philantrope DISCLAIMER: I do not intend to argue that professionals, such as doctors, lawyers, economists, etc. are misguided in doing their jobs. I wholly accept that professionals have expertise and should be consulted when seeking advice, pertinent to their discipline, to reach an objective end, such as in the diagnoses and treatment of […]

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Food, Thoughts

She’s Got the Chops- Meet Anika from Neeksomefood

Today’s interview will be discussing the Instagram chef Anika Ahmed of Neeksomefood. Anika specializes in Pakistani home-cooked dishes that are easy to make and 100% delicious. Let’s dive in. So the name, Neeksomefood, can you tell me more about the inspiration of the name? Well growing up my friends would call me Neeks and I […]

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Poetry, Thoughts

“Tariff” by Fiqry Kleib

Tariff   They ask for my thick skin Is my god truly a sin? Are we preaching fear? Is your love paper thin? Does it bring you to tears? No? Because it should   Sun-kissed melanin Young brown man Do not seek reclamation No one will ever be your biggest fan Don’t do that! No […]

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Thoughts

To Roommate or Not to Roommate?

As I am sure many of you have already lived or are currently living with roommates. When you graduate college and enter adulthood, you have a choice: to roommate or not to roommate? For me, this was a decision which required a lot of thinking. Living with someone can have a drastic impact on your […]

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Music, Thoughts

Shabab’s top 10 favorite Cardi B songs

10) Get up 10 “Went from making tuna sandwiches to making the news, I started speaking my mind and tripled my views” A strong opening song to her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, “Get Up 10” Cardi B bursts through the door; introducing herself the world. 9) Best Life (feat.Chance the rapper)   “Ain’t no […]

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Art, Thoughts

The Taste of Sweet Success

Today’s interview is a special one. I had the pleasure to speak with my cousin, baker/entrepreneur Rumaisa Palwala. Her company, “RB Cupcakes” began in 2014. She rebranded to “Sweet Impressions” after her move to Toronto in 2016. We discussed the origins of her success, influences, teamwork and how her making cupcakes played a role in […]

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