Jack And Jill by Ryan Mitchell

Ryan Mitchell’s Jack And Jill Jack and Jill went up the hill. Cool Same hill, same time It was regular degular Coincided with schedules Something they usually do But there was perverse attraction Jack always thought Jill was draggin a wagon So this time he popped a pill And slipped her a bean She thought […]

My Sunlight by Morgan Renae Myers

My Sunlight   You are my sunlight That shines on every part of me That you touch Leaving burns from your rays Deeping my skin tones Because you’re too much… Doctors say I need protection against you To avoid getting cancer But I can’t cancel your love From entering my system Sunblock or not You’re […]

Black Woo M(aya) A(udre) N(atzake) by Lavinia Jackson

Black Woo M(aya) A(udre) N(atzake) 2017 Let me start with an apology I’ve gone from black girl magic To grown woman glow And almost forgot you Aren’t my shadow. You are my companion My journey My inspiration. Black girl, I’m sorry I told you Not to own your own beauty To dress in ways that […]

For the Love of Music: Brandon Jackson, Founder of KDMR Music Management

Oh, you thought we were finished? You thought we were done? Nahhhhh, the month isn’t over and neither are we! For our bonus feature we have Brandon Jackson, founder of KDMR Music Management. Check out how he kept his dream and made it into his reality… Why did you start?  I started out by accident, when a friend asked […]

Capturing Life with Finesse: Reko Daye, Founder of Suave Visions

It’s Fri-YAY! We hope you all are enjoying our “Black History in the Making, pt II” line up. This week we have the smoothest photographer we know gracing our page, Reko Daye. Check out his story: My name is Reko Daye. I am an educated, creative gentleman from Durham, North Carolina where I frequently visit to […]

Black History in the Making…part II

  Hello Beautiful People– I hope you are all ready for another segment of “Black History in the Making”. For the next four weeks, With a Capital M Publishing will highlight small businesses and entrepreneurs making waves in the black community. For those new to this, which may be most of you reading, this segment is […]

Grandma’s Rug…

I’m sitting here staring at my grandma’s rug wondering… Wondering how it lies perfectly flat, considering all the dirt that’s been swept underneath. Generations of family secrets take home underneath her burgundy and brown rug– singed with the ashes from her cast iron stove. No one ever told us “young folks” the story of Aunt […]