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Amy Andrieux

Shapeshifting on the Road to Oblivion

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

After the turn of the new year, I was over it. I found myself wrestling with quiet. Blahzay. Afraid to utter for fear of speaking negative onto my future, but bound to the necessity of speaking my piece.

System Overload: Mind of a Creative Black Girl Recalibrating

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

There is something to be said about being a representative, an ambassador of culture, if you will, to those who don't look like you, have the access that you do or have the life experiences that you have, especially when so many "yous" don't have the opportunity to speak for themselves.

'Feeding' the Starving Artist 7 Ways Til Sunday

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

A few months ago, I grew tired of the political rigmarole that corporate life was offering. The nepotism, the deceit and backstabbing, the projects that didn't speak to my spirit, the lack of know-how by the people who were supposed to be leading -- all of it had become a tad bit overwhelming.

Black Sheep Shuffle: How I Learned to Let Go

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

Was this my version of the Eat Pray Love bathroom experience, packaged in a messy meeting between homegirls on 14th Street? I was thinking again, wobbling between pain and possibility. Consumed I was by choices as I made my way home.

Sidebar: Dear 2013...

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 03.02.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

Dear 2013, you were a real bitch.

Welcome to the Pity Party

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 02.11.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

I suppose one should always aim to do the work that they're most passionate about. But when you're an overachiever like me, in an arena where your wo...