The Act of Remembering

BY MIYAH BYERS I have this small wooden elephant--its chestnut brown. Smooth to the touch, its arched back forms perfectly to the palm of my hand. It has no tusks but its trunk is lifted upwards and carved grooves emphasize the outer edges of its ears. I bought it one summer while on a vacation at … Continue reading The Act of Remembering


What’s On My iPhone

By KEIANA BOWIE I'm one that likes to stay updated with the latest technology. And falling behind in this world isn't a good thing and technology is always changing. Most people would agree that their iPhone is all they need. iPhone's are basically like your mom-- tells you what you need to get done (Reminders), … Continue reading What’s On My iPhone

Live to Eat, or Eat to Live?: “What the Health”

BY MIYAH BYERS You may have already heard about "What the Health", a new documentary by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn (the creators of Cowspiracy) that was released on Netflix this June. It sat in my watch list for a while, as I've already watched "Cowspiracy," "Forks Over Knives," "Sick, Fat, and Nearly Dead," "What's … Continue reading Live to Eat, or Eat to Live?: “What the Health”

My Black Father – A poem by Mylan Marable

Poem by MYLAN MARABLE, Music by GRIFFIN WOODARD Post by MIYAH BYERS While we are on this earth, it is important to lift up and honor stories and voices that have something to put out into the universe. In addition to that, we should take special care to lift up voices and people of color, … Continue reading My Black Father – A poem by Mylan Marable

One Mind, One Body, One Soul

BY MIYAH BYERS One thing I love most about life is that it is full of challenges. Now, you might be thinking, "What the hell?? Who likes adversity?" Believe me, sometimes all I want is a break, but every time you get up and meet life at where it stands, you prove (again and again) … Continue reading One Mind, One Body, One Soul

ISSA RECIPE: Vegan Burgers w/ Purple Potato Fries

By MIYAH BYERS Hello, and happy Sunday! You know what time it is! But these aren't crabby patties. These are Mushroom, Red Quinoa and Black Lentil Burgers with Purple Potato Fries and a homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce! Prep time: 1 hr, 10 min Cook time: 30-45 min Serves: 3-5, or more depending on how … Continue reading ISSA RECIPE: Vegan Burgers w/ Purple Potato Fries