Save the Date: August 19-23, 2020

Psst…hey, y’all; it’s Vonne…and I have exciting news to share! FIBERWORLD 2020 is the next evolution of the virtual fiber festival…and you can get a sneak peek here:  http://fiberworld2020.com There will be many of the familiar things you associate...

Classes at Michaels!

Just wanted to do a drive-by post and let y’all know my friend Claudette Brady is teaching knit classes at the Atlantic Avenue location. So far… https://www.michaels.com/classes-and-events/classroom#id=beginner-knitting-101...

Happy Black History Month!

Hello, my peeps! Welcome to February, the shortest and Blackest month of the year. Rather than rehash the usual info, I challenge you to learn more about our history, culture, languages, food, inventions, and contributions to the world society that weren’t...

Day 7 of Kwanzaa: Imani

The seventh and final principle of Kwanzaa is Faith, which we need to believe in our parents, teachers, leaders and our brethren and sistren as a whole, as well as our righteousness and victories.

Day 6 of Kwanzaa: Kuumba

The sixth of seven principles is Creativity (which I personally feel is one of my gifts) to do what we can to benefit, beautify and improve our community.

BIPOC Business Wrap-Up 2019

http://www.vcbtheblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/BIPOC-Businesses-2019.mp4   For my last post of the year, I thought I’d highlight the businesses owned by Black and Indigenous People of Color that I’ve learned of and / or supported this year....

Day 5 of Kwanzaa: Nia

The fifth of seven principles is Purpose where we prioritize the continued building and development of our community to restore our historical greatness.

Day 4 of Kwanzaa: Ujamaa

The fourth of seven principles is Cooperative Economics; building and maintaining our own businesses and profiting therefrom to reinvest in and rebuild our communities.

Day 3 of Kwanzaa: Ujima

The third of seven principles is Collective Work and Responsibility; primary in rebuilding and maintaining our original village culture.

Day 2 of Kwanzaa: Kujichagulia

The second of seven principles is Self-Determination…how we define, name, create and speak for ourselves.  We must re-learn,  remember and reclaim our greatness as a people.  

Day 1 of Kwanzaa: Umoja

The first of the seven principles is Unity revolving around family, community, nations, race, and pride of African culture and heritage .