Image is Everything: How Brand Expert Ms. JGray Founded The First Black Owned Beauty Management Agency

Ms. JGray leads the day-to-day operations of the fashion, beauty and lifestyle divisions. Highly regarded as one of the industries youngest but most respected publicist in the business, Gray has been instrumental in developing and overseeing numerous brands and talent images. Ms. JGray and I discussed branding and marketing, producing, and business advice for entrepreneurs.   How did you get started in branding and marketing? … Continue reading Image is Everything: How Brand Expert Ms. JGray Founded The First Black Owned Beauty Management Agency

Evelyn From The Internets Talks About Series “Say It Loud” and Running a Creative Business

Evelyn is an Austin, TX-based video producer and Internet personality. From not-so-serious beauty tutorials and cultural critiques to humorous takes on somber current events, she strive to inspire and entertain viewers, including Beyonce who featured her Lemonade review on the Formation World Tour. Yes, that really happened. I caught up with Evelyn as we chatted about her new series Say It Loud and the biggest lessons … Continue reading Evelyn From The Internets Talks About Series “Say It Loud” and Running a Creative Business

Digital Marketer Autumn Myers Opens Up About Being AHUS Media Correspondent

As the creator of The Queen Sessions and Media Correspondent For America Hates Us, Autumn Myers created a brand to uplift WOC in the media shining light on areas that need to be discussed daily. I chatted with Autumn as she opened up about the start-up of Queen Sessions, being involved with AHUS, the essential keys to digital marketing, and how being a WOC personally … Continue reading Digital Marketer Autumn Myers Opens Up About Being AHUS Media Correspondent

Playright and Screenwriter Sonhara Eastman Creates Magic For Stage and Screen

As the creator and producer of the powerful web series Black Girl’s Guide to Fertility now streaming, Sonhara Eastman creates stories for stage and screen that illuminates the black experience while also spreading awareness about stories that need to be told more often. I caught up with Sonhara as we discussed the inspiration behind Black Girl’s Guide to Fertility, the do’s and don’ts of producing, and … Continue reading Playright and Screenwriter Sonhara Eastman Creates Magic For Stage and Screen

Danielle Tuwano on Film, Faith,and Success

As an author and founder of OneTenFilms, Danielle Tuwano knows what it takes to run a successful business with late nights and early mornings.  When she fell in love with film, she created her own production company from the ground up. I caught up with Danielle as we chatted about her start in the filming industry, the sacrifices made to start her company OneTenFilms, and … Continue reading Danielle Tuwano on Film, Faith,and Success

Drinking During Business Hours: Sarah J. Halstead Talks Comedy, Podcasting,and Success

“Fans are attracted to familiarity and having consistency builds familiarity.” -Sarah J. Halstead As the creator and host of podcasts Drinking During Business Hours and Jimmy & Sarah on the Sunset Strip (co-hosted with Jimmy Shin), Sarah has appeared in over 70 commercials, along with a slew of guest-star roles in both film and television. I caught up with Sarah as we chatted the perks of the … Continue reading Drinking During Business Hours: Sarah J. Halstead Talks Comedy, Podcasting,and Success

Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film

Below is a mini list of my best reads and watches of 2018. The list is purely subjective, so please don’t take offense if something you read/watched and loved is not on here. Translation: argue with your mother, not me! LOL. Kidding. Kidding. But seriously, I was completely immersed in books and movies in 2018. I watched hundreds of movies/shows and read 45+ books throughout … Continue reading Kiarra’s Best of 2018 Books, Movies & Film