Posted on: December 10, 2015 Posted by: Sierra Allen Comments: 0

Kuumba Submissions

Welcome to the Kuumba section of Uhuru Magazine. If you are unaware, Uhuru translated in Swahili means freedom, and Kuumba means to create. In this section are pieces from all kinds, that allow individuals the freedom to express their creativity. It is our pleasure to provide the pedestal that displays the talent amongst our brothers and sisters, so that they may inspire the lives of others. -Sierra Allen, Kuumba Editor Artist: Daryl…

Posted on: December 8, 2015 Posted by: Sierra Ramsey Comments: 0

Painting Your Own Success

Maya Angelou once said, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” There are many ways that you can measure your own success, especially when you choose not to follow what may be considered a “traditional” career path. In the field of art, specifically the visual arts, there is a lot of competition and very little room for half-assed attempts at talent. Gianna Committo,…

Posted on: December 8, 2015 Posted by: Lailah Berry Comments: 0

Progression or Stagnation?

The 20th anniversary of the Million Man march was on the 10th of October. Years ago, the civil rights movement was established and it has paved a way for all of us to have the lifestyles we currently enjoy free of segregation and oppression. When I heard about the march on Washington that day, I thought about everyone that has ever come before me. I thought about my mother, grandmother and…