The World Through VIE's Dome . . .

November 8, 2018

Paint Your Truth is on its 3rd year (I’m excited!). This year we are hosting Paint Your Truth at the Perkins Community Center on 155 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Center, MA from 2PM to 5PM. Paint Your Truth is a painting event for sexual assault survivors in the Massachusetts area. The origins of Paint Your Truth is from private conversations I had with Black women who confided in me about their past ex...

September 28, 2018

I know the title is shocking and thought provoking so let’s go right into it no holds barred. Suicide is the act of self murder, self harm to the point of no turning back. We are told by society that suicide is wrong, it’s NEVER the answer under no circumstances. However, what if it was? What if we could opt out of life not due to medical assistance because of a painfully terminal illnesses but be...

May 19, 2018

May is mental health awareness month. We have made it to the eighteenth blog of this year and we are discussing the truth of depression on a Black woman. Does faking it to make it our ultimate detriment? Find out below. Depression is a disorder thatis defined as an extreme despondency and dejection. Depression looks different on every person due to our experiences and how we are effected by the en...

May 6, 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is the month we discuss mental health issues, specifically those that concern Black Women. One major topic that's linked to mental health is job stability. In the latest and seventeenth blog this year we are discussing mental health in the workplace. This blog is personal to me because this is the circumstance I found myself in and if you've been...

April 17, 2018

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. In this fourteeth blog we are exploring what is child abuse and do we as adults perpetuate it. Child abuse can be perpetuated by parents, caregivers, adults or older adolescents engaging in behaviors and conduct that can cause physical or emotional harm to a child or younger adolescent. These behaviors may or may not be intentional. The least recogniz...

March 31, 2018

These were the safe spaces for Black womankind that Vie Ciné ended up calling home. Moving more and more away from save the Black man talk, to save ourselves, the victims, the women and children beliefs. Vie began to see that “preference” was a watered down way of saying colorism. That when Black men say, “bitch” he means UStoo. That thug love is really struggle love and the name of the game is hy...

December 3, 2017

Here is the recap of Paint Your Truth (a free healing painting event for sexual assault survivors in the Massachusetts area) the second annual event! Who: Paint Your Truth is a free annual painting event for sexual assault victims in the Massachusetts area. It’s not a therapy session but a collective of supportive survivors coming to express their truth however they see fit through paint. There...

November 24, 2017

November is national family story month. And if you’ve been following this blog you know I am very candid about speaking on my family. These people and the stories we share shaped me to who I am today. I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse on a mission to heal victims by encouraging them to speak their truth. Today we are summing up who I am byway of the experiences with my family that shaped...

November 5, 2017

November is national family story month. And if you’ve been following this blog you know I am very candid about speaking on my family. These people and the stories we share shaped me to who I am today. I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse on a mission to heal victims by encouraging them to speak their truth. From the title of this blog I know you’re dying to know what’s the scoop so let me...

October 27, 2017

"Life is what you make of it." Cliché as ever but nonetheless true. I never thought I'd be okay or find stability. Chaos was a frienemy that loved me and I, it too. I no longer feel like I'm hiding from my past or haunted by familiar faces. We've all done our dirt and now we lie in it. Buried. Some of us carry heartache and babies. Some lies and secrecy. Me, I carry my Truth...

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