Black Girl Problems, Childhood, Race, Uncategorized

Anomaly

I moved to Brooklyn Heights when I was 17.  I was enrolled for the  summer introduction course for the New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts until I started classes in the fall.  This was the plan since I was ten years old.  Showing up, suitcase in hand and a dream in my heart. The… Continue reading Anomaly

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Advice, Finance, Money, Personal Finances, Uncategorized

Money Sense

I got my first job when I was fifteen.  More so, I began paying taxes when I turned fifteen. Before that I would run the many small side businesses my parents set up - selling corn in the summer, pumpkins in the fall, Christmas trees in December, and for a couple years I would sell… Continue reading Money Sense