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#Spoonie

#Spoonie

On Human Energy Conservation aka being a Spoonie “I’m not lazy.” That’s something sickle cell warriors often say when asked what they want others to know about them. I personally have never been called lazy, however I have had that uneasy feeling where a peer is doing the most and I choose to do the ... Read More
KweenPhotos + Sikcell for #WegoHealthAwards

KweenPhotos + Sikcell for #WegoHealthAwards

I know, it’s been a minute and life updates are coming soonest! In the mean time, I have some exciting news! I’m honored to say I’ve been nominated for the #WEGOHealthAwards! These awards seek to recognize Patient Leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy. My advocacy are being sickle ell awareness. “The WEGO ... Read More
#TheWarriorSeries Volume 1

#TheWarriorSeries Volume 1

June 19th is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. In honor of it, I launched a project that was has been on my heart for some time – #TheWarriorSeries. The Warrior Series is a photo series that redefines what it means to live with sickle cell. I was also honored to have it featured on xoNECOLE: ... Read More
#BoldLips4SickleCell

#BoldLips4SickleCell

  Today’s the last day of September but the awareness shouldn’t stop. There were a number of ways to get involved and spread awareness. I did the #boldlipforsicklecell a couple of times on Instagram. On Saturday, September 20th, a group of me and my brother’s friends joined in the Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5k walk ... Read More

#BringBackOurGirls Stand & Sign in Solidarity

190 girls, 16 days, 0 progress. From what I’ve read, the US and UK are actively searching, but hopefully, each additional signature can fuel a fire: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/work-un-and-nigerian-government-bring-home-girls-kidnapped-boko-haram/fFcLj7s2   I don’t  really have any words. But this needed to be shared. Now I understand why people say Goodluck Jonathon shouldn’t even dream of a re-election. It would ... Read More

Support Black Girls Code

A little whole ago I posted on how awesome women in STEM fields are. I wrote about an awesome organization I had just discovered for minority girls to gain programming experience.I wish I had the opportunity to take part of a program like this when I was 10-year-old.The next time they come to the D.C area (soon I ... Read More

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Hi all! I apologize for being MIA, “Life got in the way”. I’m an RA this year and had training for two weeks and then school started. But now I should have a (somewhat) steady schedule. Any who so it’s 11 days till the walk! If you havent registered, today is the last day.  AND ... Read More

Stomp Out Sickle Cell

I’m sure many of you have heard of Breast Cancer awareness month in October. However, not many are aware of sickle-cell awareness month in September. In the month of September, like many other causes, there’s a walk to raise awareness and funds. In the DC metropolitan area, it’s the Stomp Out Sickle Cell walk. This year I ... Read More

Stop SOPA + PIPA

Initially I didn’t know how I felt about it, and honestly I still really don’t. But one thing I do know is that I don’t want anything to happen to the current state of the internet. Why fix something that isn’t broken? So I have joined the movement to STOP SOPA (& PIPA). I urge you to do the same. if you’ve been under a ... Read More