Candace J.P. Smith, Creator of The Suchy Much, offers her riveting insight on what it means to be resilient.
Interview by DW McKinney
Several years ago, as I wandered a building’s labyrinthine hallways in search of my gym class, I stumbled on a woman in an empty room. She danced in front of a mirrored wall with precise and graceful movements. She exuded power that halted me at the door, knocked me on the nose, and announced, “You are witnessing something wonderful.” The woman stopped when she noticed me gawking at her from the doorway.Continue reading “Interview with Candace Smith, founder of The Suchy Much”
Interview by DW MCKINNEY
The lens stared at me emptily, obscuring a small brown face. Click. The photographer quickly scanned the surrounding garden, pulled a rickety crate toward her slim frame, and hopped on top of it.Continue reading “An Interview with Natoyah Kearney”
A woman from Haiti braided my hair the other day. Her strong cocoa brown fingers locked my hairs together in a tight embrace, while she hummed and sang. I closed my eyes and wondered about far off spaces, places beautiful and lit by the sun. Then she crocheted in caramel-colored twists, luxurious ropes trailing down my face.Continue reading “Fly.”