Author: aspireoneself

Q&A China Trip

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Hello July!

Hi Aspirers!

It’s a new month with more opportunities coming your way! Also, it’s my birthday month! Don’t stop just because you haven’t reached your goal. You’ll never get there if you stop trying. You will always be one step further by trying than you would have been if you decided to quit.

Sincerely, Courtney Renee

Black Is Beautiful

While venturing out earlier today in the middle on old Macau, China I came across this little cinema with their featured showcase “Black Is Beautiful”. This showcase is highlighting popular but impactful movies starring and directed by black people from the 1970s-present day.
Movies: Do The Right Thing, Blackkklansman, Losing Ground, If Beale Street Could Talk, Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, Fruitvale Station, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, Chameleon Street and Sorry to Bother You.
This made my day. Since being here I’ve been getting awkward stares from locals that probably never encountered a black person in person before wanting to touch my hair or think I just got off the plane from Africa. Knowing there is a group of people here trying to get our beautiful message across.

Sincerely, Courtney Renee