Sickle Cell Awareness Month & Uninvisible Pod

As we wrap up Sickle Cell Awareness Month, I wanted to share Ade (my brother) & I’s respective episode of UnInvisible Pod. UnInvisible is a podcast about invisible conditions and chronic invisible illness, featuring interviews with survivors, their loved ones, advocates, and experts in varied healing modalities, from medical to holistic. Ade’s episode: https://uninvisiblepod.com/episodes/episode-94-sikcell-ade-adeyokunnu/ Bukky’s ... Read More

Tapping Into the Warrior Mentality

My life has been characterized by tenacity, perseverance and determination; these values have been instilled in me through overcoming several challenges and obstacles. The role with the utmost significance to me is that of being a patient advocate for people with sickle cell disease. Being born with this illness myself, I felt compelled to be ... Read More
Crown and Confidence interview

Crown and Confidence interview

Hey Beautiful people Just wanted to let you know I had the privilege of being interviewed on the B Signal Podcast about my film Crown and Confidence. We also discussed filmmaking in general. Definitely check it out, click here to listen. If you’re into films and filmmaking subscribe to the podcast as well. Here for ... Read More
New Youtube Video – MakeUp

New Youtube Video – MakeUp

Hey beautiful people, Hope you all are staying safe AT HOME. Had a photo shoot last week and recorded myself doing my makeup. I’m no pro -so if there’s something I can improve upon, I’m all ears. Let me know if you’d like more makeup videos – I’m going to try to use this time ... Read More
Untitled Pain Poem

Untitled Pain Poem

We met before consciousnesses but you were idle idle for years lingering underneath unbeknownst to me. here you are 26 years later actually you first showed yourself at 16 but you were not yet a storm, you were not yet consuming me pain. causing me to reconsider my life my joy, sickness, chronic and though ... Read More
#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
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