What is Black Joy?
From electing a nitwit into the highest seat in the Oval Office to the phenomenal headline renaming a popular festival to “Beychella”, the media is taking us on a rollercoaster ride. I hardly ever watch television anymore but that doesn’t mean that the negative reports don’t make their way into my subconscious through outlets like Facebook and instagram. None of us are immune to negative infiltration of media. It’s tough to focus on the good things happening in our communities because they are often underreported. When I was invited by the City of Oakland to attend the Black Joy Parade, I thought, “it’s about time” that we celebrate our blackness…
Magic of Morocco
Discover the magic of Morocco as Kenecia Lashae explores Pretty cities Marrakesh, Fez and Chefchaouen.
The New York Times Travel Show 2015
The New York Times Travel hosted the largest trade and travel show in North America. Jacob Javits Center was the home of over 500 exhibitors and over 150 countries represented. I had the privilege of attending for the first time. Needless to say I was elated when I arrived and checked in to receive my press pass. One of the very first things I noticed was the diversity within the crowd. There were young children, couples and seniors all with at least one thing in common…TRAVEL! I grabbed the official guide and a made a note of a few countries that I desired more information about. I visited the…