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Sickle Cell + Photography: Orig1nal Blog Feature

Sickle Cell + Photography: Orig1nal Blog Feature

Hi Loves! I back again with a feature Friday Featuring me! A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to link up with fellow blogger Ori of Origin1al blog. In the 13 min segment we discuss my journey to photography and how I’ve been using it share empowering stores such as the Warrior Series. We ... Read More
Letter to Evelyn from the Internets and other Creators of Joy

Letter to Evelyn from the Internets and other Creators of Joy

This past April I spent seven days in the hospital for a sickle cell crisis. his hospitalization was my  first since December 2013 – I had been crisis free for five years. This is a big deal for anyone living with sickle cell, especially for me – someone who spent most of her childhood in and ... Read More
Chronically Fearless Feature

Chronically Fearless Feature

Chronically Fearless is a space for young women living with chronic illnesses to connect and share experiences and resources.   me in Fearless merch. I was first introduced to Tasha from The Africanist Podcast  (her episode here) two years ago. I immediately fell in love with her message and mission, I attended the Chronically Fearless launch a few ... Read More
ATX & London #Vlogs

ATX & London #Vlogs

  Some of my blog posts got lost in the sauce and I was unable to recover them sooo I just wanted to re-post my travel vlogs for archiving reasons. I wish I remembered what all I wrote for each post so I could perfectly re-post them but I don’t soo lesson learned. More YouTube ... Read More
Too American for Nigeria, Too Nigerian for America

Too American for Nigeria, Too Nigerian for America

The Plight of the Immigrant-American, written Fall 2015 It wasn’t until my recent trip to Nigerian that I realized just how American I am. Up until studying abroad in spring 2014, solely identified as Nigerian, a delusion that is mostly due to the way I was raised. As a first generation American, my parents wanted to ensure ... Read More
Lessons from The White House

Lessons from The White House

The White House Internship Program is designed to cultivate young leaders and give them an opportunity to develop their leadership skills and gain exposure to the public service sector via an Executive Office assignment. Naturally, there’s a lot of exposure to v important public sector leaders. Throughout my time there, I jotted down notes from mentoring meetings, brown bags, round ... Read More
Return of the Kween

Return of the Kween

Hello, It’s me. You’ve been wondering what have I been up to in my one year (but really two-year) hiatus. Before I get into all of that, take two seconds to follow me on Instagram and Twitter (@KweenPhotos) so you can stay up to date on what I’m up to and new photography. Have you done it….? ... Read More
ATLien in DC

ATLien in DC

Every summer for the past couple of years, my cousins come up from Atlanta to visit for a few weeks. I used their visit this time around to show one of them around the capital city. What other place to begin than Ben’s Chili Bowl? Honestly, this was also my first time at Ben’s so ... Read More
US Marine Corps Sunset Parade

US Marine Corps Sunset Parade

Next stop in my Washington DC adventures: Iwo Jima Memorial. But not just on any old day, I visited during the Marine Corps Sunset Parade at the Iwo Jima Memorial. The parades run from every year from May to August. The parade ends with a silent march just as the sun is setting.  I was in such ... Read More