Day one is a wrap! Check out my vlog. No makeup, super raw, super tired, but feeling ambitious and energized.  – Angel   

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Soooo I’m producing a documentary on Malcolm X, specifically the last years of his life, his transformation and break from the Nation of Islam, and what his legacy means for the civil rights fight of today. Longest sentence ever, I know. Through TheAngelEra.com, I’ll be taking you through my shooting process, as I work with the dopest director ever, Lamar McPherson. Today, we’re interviewing actor and activist Danny Glover for the project. I figured I’d share with you some of Malcolm’s speeches – my research – that have inspired me. He’s one of the dopest, enigmatic, revolutionary civil rights activists…

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I’ve become a cryer. A sniveling, sentimental, cryer. As ridiculous as that sounds I’m owning up to it. In my past, in relationships, friendships, nothing could make me cry. But as I delve into older adulthood, comfortably in my late twenties, things that wouldn’t have made a difference to me in the past, losing people, some tense situations, make me cry. At first I wondered if this emotionalism was a sign of weakness. At first I wondered if I lost my muscle, if I’d changed. But then I realized crying is just as human as laughing, as yelling, as moaning.…

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I keep my phone on vibrate. I have so many notifications, emails, texts, and calls, that a ubiquitous blinging noise would probably drive me nuts throughout the day if I kept the volume on high; not to mention the meetings that require quiet or, I just leave my phone in my purse. The problem with that? I miss the important notifications and calls from #bae often go unanswered when I’m away from my phone. The New York based tech company Ringly has a dope, fashionable answer to this problem I’m sure many share.  Now I may (am) be on the…

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Well… Title change, investigative journalist. Delving into the social and systemic reasons why society functions the way it does can take you to the deepest, darkest recesses of humanity that you wouldn’t think, or want to think, exist. Every new job you take opens something new in you than the previous, it challenges you in a different way and makes you look at yourself in a different light. This one has made me understand that my mission is bigger than me  – it’s made me reflect on my mission as a journalist and a person. I want to do more…

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