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Nobi DeLon

Nobi DeLon
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Nobi DeLon is a NJ based writer, educator, and empowerment facilitator obsessed with vintage Black glamour, hip hop, good conversation, reading, sweet tea, and hope. Always evolving, this proud mama of three considers herself most fearless when she is being creative behind a pen, podium or set of turntables. Connect with Nobi on her new vice, Instagram - @nobidelon.

Meet Numa Perrier, the Writer/Filmmaker Celebrating Blackness, Vulnerability & New Beginnings

"You’ll never be 100% ready. Do it anyway.” ---------- Numa Perrier is a flirt. Seductively voiced with an easy smile and eyes that seem to lure as much as they see. A true embodiment of the world’s easiest understood dialect; the silent language of awareness, interest,...

Meet Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, the CBS Entertainment EVP Championing Diversity, HBCU Pride & the Power of Second Chances

"I just want people to think a little longer, a little broader, and listen a little longer." ---------- Let the record show that our pursuit of greatness consistently begins with the journeys of those who came before us. Maya Angelou said it best: “I came as...

Meet Kimberly Wilson, the Disney & ESPN Vice President Changing the Way We Play the Game

"Don't be afraid to be judged. They're going to judge you anyway. You might as well make moves." ---------- Kimberly K. Wilson is a Daddy’s Girl. Defined and realized. It’s a title, or perhaps more accurately, a “DG” Shield emblazoned on her chest, matching logo on the cape...

Meet Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, The Therapy for Black Girls Founder Creating A Unique Space for Self-Care

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford’s got Netflix binge stories. Don’t be surprised to see her at a season finale watch party for your favorite reality show either - she’s into ‘unscripted’ television.  She unapologetically walks in her power with a crown of natural curls so glorious the...

Long Story Short: How to Make a Comeback When You’ve Quit Too Soon

Today, I’m a bonafide sewista, but that wasn't always the case. For many years, a stylish sewing room equipped with two machines, a dress form, and neatly stocked shelves of fabric had not been enough to convince me. A pile of overstuffed IKEA bags in one...

Sheri Riley Wants You To Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are

For a long time, I’d look in the mirror and never actually see… me. Sure, my face beat was on point, the kinky curls were just the right degree of askew, there wasn’t any food stuck in my teeth, and my OOTD represented inspired fashion...

5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture 

During orientation for a writing position I’d accepted, the manager wheeled in a rolling-cart/TV/VCR combo synonymous with training film torture. There were sighs of relief from everyone in the room except me when he announced that viewing A Miracle on 34th Street would illustrate the...

Live Your Life Off the Wall: 10 Tips to Move Out of the Background & Into the Forefront

For those of us who only know Michael Jackson the global legend, it may be surprising to learn that his musical genius was ever questioned. But even Mike had to weather ‘back up against the wall’ storms. In 1978, an endearing scarecrow escapes the imprisonment...

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Why Being “Crazy” Isn’t Cute

"What's worse? Looking jealous or crazy...jealous or crazy? I'd rather be crazy." Hmmnn...For whatever reason, being "crazy" is being celebrated by the masses as a given...