Guns. Victims. Another Headline. Hashtags. Facebook solidarity profiles. Prayers for … Social media sympathy feels rushed and at times, cliché for me. We are urged to not be silent and for good reason. We don’t want to be watchers of evil. Mass killings play like a television mini-series. Sandy Hook. Virginia Tech. San Bernardino. Emanuel … Continue reading Coping with Orlando and Living with Evil
It’s taken me three years to write about being searched in an airport while 3 months pregnant and how motherhood has impacted my life. I’m incredibly nervous, but I am committed to pushing myself beyond my fears. Click the image below to read my photo/essay.
Airing four consecutive nights on HISTORY beginning on Memorial Day, “ROOTS” is a historical portrait of American slavery. The story of Kunta Kinte and the women and men who came after him echoes through the history of millions ofAmericans of African descent, and reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit. BrassyBrown.com is … Continue reading Get your ROOTS Movie Screening Tix BrassyBrown.com
You’re in the number. In the line and it’s moving and you’re moved–deeply moved. It’s unexplainable. Everyone you talk to has a Prince story. Andrea (below) is wearing a the purple bra. She lives in Miami. She sent her friend, Ava, a text at 4:30 am CT the day of the second line. It read: “I’m on a flight to … Continue reading Notes & Pics from Prince SecondLine in New Orleans
BrassyBrown.com invites you to the advance screening of The Jungle Book! Wednesday, April 13. 7:00PM AMC Clearview Palace 12 4486 Veteran Blvd. Metairie, LA, 70006 RSVP to The Jungle Book Movie here: The all-star cast includes: Bill Murray, Idris Elba and Lupita Nyong’o. Tweet us your pics at @brassybrownnola #freemovienight #junglebookmovie Stay Connected with … Continue reading RSVP for Advance Screening to The Jungle Book Movie
Kristyna Jones grew up in family full of urban educators and was fortunate to be raised in a home where education was seen as an adventure, a source of self-discovery, and means to success. One of the greatest influences on her passion for the mission of BE2T was Kris’s grandfather. A life-long learner, 30-year educator, … Continue reading Education Problem Solver: Meet Kristyna Jones