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[FEAT] Danyel Smith Talks HRDCVR – Pt. 2

If you listen to the media, the blogs, the news, the experts, the purveyors of pop culture,  they’ll tell you that journalism is dying. In fact, they say it’s already dead. At the core of what My Creative Connection is about, we believe in going against the majority, even when that means celebrating the minority (pun intended). Journalism isn’t dead. Now is not the time to plan the funeral for this hardcore, objective, universal, #factsonly medium. It’s time for a change, a new approach to emerge and no one…

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Click On the Pic to Watch the HRDCVR Vid!

[FEAT] Danyel Smith Talks HRDCVR – Pt. 1

If you listen to the media, the blogs, the news, the experts, the purveyors of pop culture,  they’ll tell you that journalism is dying. In fact, they say it’s already dead. At the core of what My Creative Connection is about, we believe in going against the majority, even when that means celebrating the minority (pun intended). Journalism isn’t dead. Now is not the time to plan the funeral for this hardcore, objective, universal, #factsonly medium. It’s time for a change, a new approach to emerge and…

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Mattie James: Live What You Love

From the moment you encounter Mattieologie, you’re instantly taken aback by the owner and creator, Mattie James and her impeccable style. But what we’ve found even more fascinating, is her mission to inspire others to pursue their best lives by being themselves.  A style all her own, Mattie James is ushering in a movement where women are appreciated from the inside out by learning how to wholeheartedly pursue the life they want. Not only is that fashionable; it’s freedom.     Introduction and Interview by…

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Kirby Lauryen: The New Definition of Soul

Of course we love creativity but it’s a tough job to commit to – just like any other. It takes a deep amount of heart, dedication, and relentless passion – all qualities that singer and songwriter Kirby Lauryen honors in her “A Song a Day” challenge. Since the beginning of 2012, this amazing talent has showcased her skills by writing and creating a song every single day via her YouTube Channel. Upon first listen, we fell in love with her music and from the likes…

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Julian Gunder: A Fashionable Approach to Education

We believe in passion. We believe in commitment. We believe in highlighting those who are breaking down yesterday + today’s barriers in order to create a new future. We believe in innovation. We believe in creativity. We believe in you. This is your platform. Meet Creator Julian Gunder, the founder of ILoveCollege Clothing,  socially conscious apparel and accessory company designed to get students interested in and excited about higher education. – Interview by Melissa Kimble MK: What inspires you to create? JG: What inspires me to create is really…

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11 Interviews with Style Mavens You May Have Missed on MYCC

Just in case you’re running out of style inspiration, check out our past interviews below with the style mavens and bloggers that you should already have on your radar. Enjoy! HARRISON T. CRITE: THE ULTIMATE FASHION STATEMENT From the interview: “You may want to stop at being impressed with his style, but when you begin to dig deeper into his steadily growing body of work you’ll be even more moved by his story, his passion, and his relentless dedication to his craft. Trusted by clients and…

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Tiarra Currie: Passion For The Greater Good

We believe in passion. We believe in commitment. We believe in highlighting those who are breaking down yesterday + today’s barriers in order to create a new future. We believe in innovation. We believe in creativity. We believe in you. This is your platform. Meet Creator Tiarra Currie, a Psychologist and Behavior Intervention Specialist at the Institute of Applied Human Dynamics with a passion for the youth, our community, and our greater good. – Interview by Melissa Kimble   What inspires you to create?  My inspiration to create…

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Racquel Dwomoh: Home Is Where The Heart Lives

Our home has a great influence over our life, our work, and our passions – even when we don’t realize it. Nothing proves that more than the story of  Racquel Dwomoh, the owner of QuellyRue Designs, a multi-faceted Afrocentric apparel and accessories collection based in New York. Racquel’s perspective on design is fresh and full of love, a brand that is inspiring others to create from the beauty that surrounds us everyday.  Intro + Interview by Melissa Kimble What inspires you to create? The inspiration behind QuellyRue Designs comes…

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Kristen Daniel: The Social Crusader

“What many people do not realize is that doing good work is dirty” Darla Bunting, an advocate of education shared with us. Working towards the greater good is not an easy journey to take but one thing we’re sure of is that Kristen Daniel was built for the ride. As the Co-Founder of The Pentorship, Kristen is using her God given talents to help those who are often pushed aside in our society – the prison community. It’s our sons, daughters, nieces, uncles, fathers, cousins,…

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Jordyn Gaines: Turning The Ordinary Into Extraordinary

In life it’s often the small things we take for granted. Talks with loved ones. The countless birthday cakes we consumed. But Chicago native Jordyn Gaines is a young woman who appreciates her life, her talent, and her business right down to the very smallest detail. Her exceptional, custom cakes have caught the attention of Chicago Legends such as DeWayne Wade, Common, and Chaka Khan and other celebrities alike while staying true to the vision and standards she has set for her business and her life.…

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GG Renee: Embracing All Of Life’s Many Layers

Not too often do you find a writer that can make a generation of women get in touch with their inner emotions, femininity and strength. Maya. Toni. Zora. GG Renee is called to be the chosen writer of our generation. With her insightful and thoughtful blog, All The Many Layers, she is paying compassionate homage to our fellow heroes while creating a space for our honesty, vulnerability, and sisterhood. Introduction + Interview by Melissa Kimble What inspires you to create? Life.  Complexity.  Joy. Pain. Love. …

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Reesa Renee: An Independent Artist Movement By Herself

Reesa Renee is an independent artist, musician, songwriter and lyrical poet from the DC Metropolitan Area. She launched her solo career in January 2011 and in October became the second person in three years to win the prestigious Amateur Night at The Apollo with an original song. On August 28th 2012 Reesa released her debut album “Reelease” which upon release charted at the Top 20 spot for R&B/Soul Albums as well as featured for the week on the “Hot New Albums & EPs” on iTunes. Her…

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Diamonde Williamson: The Biggest Light In The Sky

What makes a woman truly valuable is not determined by the way she looks or how she’s dressed. The true value of a woman lies within her heart and what she gives. Diamonde Williamson, owner of Fashion and Image marketing and Communications boutique firm The Style Diamond, is one of the most valuable women we know. Her impeccable style and strategically artistic business sense is only unmatched by her passion and heart to help others discover their own light. Introduction + Interview by Melissa Kimble…

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Bridget “Bee” Quammie: In Search Of The Best

Bridget Quammie, affectionately known as “Bee” from 83′ To Infinity, believes in exploring possibilities. As one of the top Canadian bloggers to watch, she is always in search of and giving us her best by giving us a unique perspective from her country that is often overlooked in the States. But she doesn’t do it in a way that forces us to pay attention. Her warm, friendly, and enlightening approach allows you to broaden your outlook on life, expand your horizons, and even make new…

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