Father’s Day 2019 is upon us. I originally wrote this about my entire family. I wanted to re-release it for Father’s Day because it tells so much of the story of me and my dad. In case you did not know, the Herstun Writer has officially moved (back) to Atlanta. It is mind blowing how … Continue reading Meet the Curator – Father’s Day Edition: On Privilege and Family Ties
Guinea is a west coastal country of Africa with a population of 12.4 million. The sovereign state is a republic with a president elected directly by the people. Guinean people belong to 24 ethnic groups and while French is the official language more than 24 indigenous languages are spoken. Guinea is the world's second largest … Continue reading Alex J. in Guinea – Alahassane Kaba from America – An African-American Man in West Africa
Let’s talk Kodak Black- In a world of cancel culture, I am hesitant to write someone off. Because I believe that people can grow. HOWEVER comma -- There are some people that we just need to leave where they are at!! One of those people is Kodak Black. For one, he’s trash. Like, have you … Continue reading Kodak Black. Expeditiously.
Think for yourself -- Don't follow the squadBetter play smart -- Better follow your GodFollow your Heart -- Understand your partIn the Circle of Life -- I lay you down tonightYou can be anything -- Wonder what you might doTeach you what I know -- Help you see the LightDo the same for your seed … Continue reading The Cycle — Meet Flow the DJ
Rest In Peace Nipsey Hu$$le Ermias Asghedom Nipsey Hu$$le, was murdered March 31, 2019 outside of his clothing store, Marathon, on Slauson Ave in Los Angeles, CA. Upon receipt of the disheartening news, the Hip-Hop world of fans and artists alike rushed to social media to pay their respects to the legendary rapper and activist. … Continue reading The Marathon Continues — Nipsey Hu$$le
So I'm not the biggest on self introductions, but I am glad to be here on Team Herstun. My name Ian Harrow. I'm a self-taught animator & mixed-media artist. I've always had a passion for drawing and creating. The first time I met Herstun, I was no more than 10 years old. Sitting behind her, … Continue reading E-N!TheAnimation
Last night, I watched Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta -- Yes, reality TV, remember this is a guilt-free zone. -- I cringed while watching Spice -- the self-proclaimed Dance Hall queen -- speak about wanting to bleach her skin so that she can be a successful music artist in the United States. Spice's bleached-light skin and … Continue reading Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual
I used to have a sister, although we'd never met. She used to tell me that I was beautiful, and made me promise not to forget. My sister was so cool, brown-skinned and sweet. The whole world loved my sister! They turned her name into a street. My sister was for the cause, and we … Continue reading I Used To Have A Sister… by Jazzo feat. Murjoni
Because of my free flowing charisma and creative thinking, I often dive into poetry, script writing, and novel writing.
This first Friday follower... She probably changed my life and the lives of the people around me without even being aware. That is right. I was inspired by the person behind keyboard and ascreen millions of miles from my reality.