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Indy’s Activism, Economy & Art

I’m back after a  blog sabbatical. This past weekend I went to The Black Farmer’s Market at the Indianapolis Urban League. Let me start the blog by saying this, I’m so proud of the organizers of this event and so many others coming down the pipeline. Organizations like The Black Farmer’s Market, Don’t Sleep, the…… Continue reading Indy’s Activism, Economy & Art

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Women’s March: Lessons for my Niece

Last Saturday, the women of the United States sent a message to Donald Trump and his administration…WE’RE NOT GOING BACK! Those of you who know me know I’m really quiet about my activism. My activism is to help those in need and support what and when I can. As big and bad as I may…… Continue reading Women’s March: Lessons for my Niece

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It’s the First of the Month: November Issue

It’s the First of the Month. What are some of the hottest events in the month of November?

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Remember the 90’s? Well Do You?

Last Saturday I went with a couple of friends and my sister to the “Remember the 90’s” concert featuring Keith Sweat, SWV, Mint Condition, K.C. & JoJo with special guest, Whodini, MC Lyte and Silk. Did I get them all? One. Two. Three. Six. Seven. Yeah, whew that’s all of them. When we heard this line…… Continue reading Remember the 90’s? Well Do You?

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Weekend Warrior: PATTERN’s Street Expo

Every weekend is really busy for me. To get back into the blogging habit, I decided to restart documenting my weekend activities. Hopefully this will get me out of the blogging dead zone I’ve been experiencing. This past Saturday, June 18th, was PATTERN’s first (and hopefully not the last) Street Expo highlighting various street wear…… Continue reading Weekend Warrior: PATTERN’s Street Expo

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#WCW: World Conquering Women – Nicole

Today’s #WCW is Nicole Kearney, Writer/Producer/Director, Chief Creative Officer of Nicole Kearney Productions, Inc. I met Nicole while working on one of our client’s PR campaign.

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WCW: World Conquering Women – Nichole

I started WhimsNichole.com because I wanted a place where my creativity could be free. My goal was to not only have creative freedom for myself, but to also use my blog as a platform to help others by showcasing their unique talent and abilities.