Upcoming Instagram Class (taught live by me)!

I am excited to let you know that the 3rd Instagram for Artists class is happening on Tuesday, the 14th at 8:30pm (eastern)!  This class is SO much fun and is as full of information and advice as I can possibly give. Instagram has become one of my favorite ways to share my work and process with the world, and is a powerful tool for my business.… Continue reading Upcoming Instagram Class (taught live by me)!

Brother To Brother: Kindling A Fire That Heals (Pt. 4)

Originally posted on RaceBaitR:
*This the last segment of a four part series, between myself and Tabias Olajuawon of Blaqueerflow. After witnessing weeks of violence birthed from white supremacies, coupled with bursts of queer victories, we decided to create a healing space together where could process the intersections of our Black & Queer existences. We invite you to join us. To catch up on the… Continue reading Brother To Brother: Kindling A Fire That Heals (Pt. 4)

I Looked At A Rapist In The Mirror And Saw Him Smiling Back.

Originally posted on RaceBaitR:
*this piece has been published with permission of the referenced person* The first time I was sexually assaulted I must have been 9 or 10 years old. I was violated by two family friends who were brothers and who would have been about 14 and 15. Or maybe that was the second time. The first time might have been by an… Continue reading I Looked At A Rapist In The Mirror And Saw Him Smiling Back.

Gorilla Wars: Evolution, Humanness, and the Victorian Obsession with Primates

Originally posted on i heart literati:
In 1857, less than two years before the publication of On the Origin of Species, Richard Owen delivered a lecture about gorillas. As Europe’s preeminent zoologist / public intellectual—a Carl Sagan of the Victorian era—Owen’s opinion carried a lot of weight. And in his opinion, the brains of man and gorilla differed so greatly that the two species could… Continue reading Gorilla Wars: Evolution, Humanness, and the Victorian Obsession with Primates