I love this time of year. New York to London to Milan, I love the magic lights that dazzle the streets around Christmas time. Sparkly jumpsuits, sequined skirts, I must say, my holiday looks are open put together to rival the string lights. This is the time of year where you can unabashedly shine!
Having a dinner party? Or just want to treat yourself? Come with me to Saint-Émilon in French wine country and learn how to make this delicious 3-course meal!
Like lawn jockeys you cam find in the old American south, these figures are working. Holding up a tray, a light etc. Permanent fixtures, stuck in history, contorted in servitude. But that’s not who I see in my blackamoor jewelry or moretto Veniziano. Oddly enough, the jewelry was different.
Michele mused, “Chinese Buddha must have been black!” it was on this level!
“yes, this woman is calling airport police, or is she weaponizing. Is it being weaponized against me as a foreigner, or as a black American?”
It’s an honored to be featured with so much Black Excellence.
It might not be what you expect, but it’s in these mountains that you can discover the heart, the origins of Moroccan culture.
A continuation of my conversation during my appearance on CBS This Morning, here are my tips for traveling as a woman, solo.
My notes on being a black American in Paris. Would I be following in the footsteps of other creative who sought refuge there during troubled American times á la Miles Davis or Josephine Baker? Or would I occupy a strange in between space?
We are decades away from the 1967 Supreme Court Loving ruling but interracial couples still navigate a few minefields in society. Michele and I are happily in a partnership where we discuss these things rather openly.