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Model Flow

BY CYRENE RENEE A couple of weeks ago, I posted some model open call and casting tips on Facebook. I spend a lot of time at castings as an auditioning model, casting director and casting assistant. If you have not attended a model call and for those who have, you know that the experience can … Continue reading Model Flow

“Our Nig” Book Review, Harriett E. Wilson

BY CYRENE RENEE I am a lover of history. Preferably American history. To further narrow it down, black history. While reading Alice Walker’s “In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens,” a book I will review later, I learned about the first black African American novelist in North America. Her name is Harriet E. Wilson. Her book … Continue reading “Our Nig” Book Review, Harriett E. Wilson

Author Keith Kareem Williams, Freedom’s Choice

BY CYRENE RENEE Sitting at a wooden table at the cozy Breukelen Coffee House in the heart of Brooklyn, NY, sipping herbal peppermint tea having a “Queen Conversation” with Keith Kareem Williams, author, father, dream chaser and entrepreneur. With over 18 titles comprised of eclectic genres, Keith has a little something for everyone. As a … Continue reading Author Keith Kareem Williams, Freedom’s Choice

Why does my hair offend you? No, seriously.

BY CYRENE RENEE With so much consistently going on in the world today, I find it fascinating that in the middle of mass shootings, the presidential impeachment proceedings, climate change, global warming, homelessness, racism, sexism (all the isms) to name a few. People are still concerned with black women’s hair. It’s not just a concern, … Continue reading Why does my hair offend you? No, seriously.