Originally published in The New York Amsterdam News.  Pulling up to Charlottesville, Va., I expect to be heading into a frenzied chaos of protestors and Klan ralliers. Instead, I am pleasantly surprised with a welcome sign coupled with a giant metal daffodil …

Being Light in Your Own Darkness

Being Light in Your Own Darkness An entrepreneur discovers fulfillment begins from within By Brittney M. Walker (Originally published in NV Magazine in 2016) When Ebola hit Sierra Leone, the village of Bongema was devastated for a second time after the civil war. Children couldn’t play outside, go to school …

Community Remembers Shantel Davis

  Community Remembers Shantel Davis Gentrification may be linked to increased violence By Brittney M. Walker (Originally published in Print only – The New York Amsterdam News Vol. 107 No. 26 | June 23- June 29, 2016) On June 14, 2012 Shantel Davis, 23, was killed in a police involved …

New York Roommate Hard Lesson Learned

Some posts ago, I mentioned moving into a great new spot – a room (haven’t made it yet folks) – in Brooklyn. It was great. Big, street side with a pretty decent view of the neighborhood. The woman who owned it loved on the building as much as she could …

Hairfinity – Week 6ish

I’ve been taking Hairfinity pills for about 6 weeks (and some days) now, give or take a few missed days. So far… nothing, but maybe I’m not the best test subject or I’m looking for some miraculous results. The company suggests transforming your whole lifestyle. I changed some things like …

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