My Love Letter to Nigeria
There is power in storytelling!
Storytelling has, and continues to play a natural and intimate part of our identity, history and future — it has not only marked the genesis of Africa’s long-standing economic history but continues to penetrate borders for the purpose of advocating cultural expression and access to an otherwise divided world. In this heartbreaking context of #EndSARS and #BLM. Let us continue to point people to how great we can be — not from a place of struggle, but from celebrating the hope that comes from our collective strengths. …
Are you willing to become an ally to the black cause?
My name is Yasmina F. Edwards. I am a French American woman of Nigerian descent. I have been living in the US for the past 20 years. I am angry and I am fed up!
Since the release of a video where George Floyd was killed by a white police officer (with the assistance of his colleagues), we have experienced an uprising in many American cities. In seeking to unpack my emotional vocabulary in relation to this occurrence, I have been mostly sharing my pain (and my outrage) with…
Yasmina F. Edwards is the Founder of EGMNY a NY based brand consulting firm in creative strategy, talent management and production.