+ Akira D

The inmyskin project, series now presents a talk with Akira

one: what is your name and where are you located ?

A - Candice Sewell , Chicago Illinois. 

two: what do you feel is your calling in life ?

A - Educating people on things that I'm passionate about. Race, gender, and sexuality.

three: when did you realize your self-worth and how has this journey of self-discovery been for you ? what have you learned the most about yourself ?

A - I would say after my first real relationship...I realized how valuable I was and what I deserved in a romantic relationship. And the most I've learned about myself is that I'm human and I gotta respect every space I'm in.

four: how has your struggles helped you to become a better woman ?

A - I've learned how to be more comfortable in myself and the decisions I make.

five: who or what motivates you to create ?

A - Love and my partner. Love is the thing that I feel the most optimistic about in life. It heals and saves folks

six: what is your long time passion in life ?

A - Love and education. 

seven: if you could give any tips or advice to the young girls and women around the world who suffer with loving and accepting who they are, what would you say ?

A - Surround yourself with people you can be yourself around. And practice being yourself just a little bit every day. 

eight: what do you feel needs to be told to our beautiful women of color ? do you feel that us women of color hear those words often ? if not, what can we do as a community to change that. . .

A - Love all of who you are the good, the bad, and the ugly. 

Are there any social media links that you'd like to share, if so please do not hesitate to leave the links down below.

A - Blog