AfroPunk 2015: Jaden & Willow Smith

Afropunk is an annual music festival celebrated in the spring and or summer in the U.S. and worldwide. The Afropunk movement was formed in 2002 by Matthew Morgan and James Spooner. These two gentlemen wanted to establish a movement to give a voice to thousands of unnoticed and unrepresented multicultural kids, who have a lifestyle […]

Fashion Will Never Be the Same: Clothing Designers

Every week we write about what’s fresh and what’s new happening in our communities. I follow people on social media sites who are vehement about their craft. These young people are exceeding expectations in their everyday lives. I try to surround my real life and my online life with creative, elevating, and sensational people. On […]

Growing Up in Atlanta: Young Atlanta, New Atlanta

I moved to Atlanta, Georgia when I was 9 years old.  It was such a dramatic change from living in a close-knit, rambunctious, multicultural city like Philadelphia. After awhile, my sister and I began meeting new people, and I got used to living in Atlanta. Living in Atlanta for the first 5 years, I saw […]

No Expectations 4 Us: Who Are We? What Are We About?

No Expectations 4 Us is a blog, an organization, and a movement that promotes youth empowerment. Young people are usually the last group of people to give their input in worldly and societal issues. No Expectations allows young people, ages 18-35, to express their opinions, their interests, and voice their ideas on controversial issues such […]

Baltimore Riots: Thugs or Freedom Fighters?

On April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray, a 25 year old African American man was arrested by Baltimore police officers. Gray suffered injuries while in the protection of Baltimore police officers. On April 18, 2015, representatives announced that Freddie Gray was in a coma. Baltimore residents responded by invoking a nonviolent protest against police brutality.  A […]

Interview: Thomas Overton

Our blog is all about finding the next best thing, “What’s Fresh? What’s New?”, and that’s what we did. We are an outlet for young people in everyday communities, either in Philly, Atlanta, Savannah, or where ever we can travel, to express themselves. We interviewed Philadelphia’s own urban creative writer, Thomas Overton. He introduces himself […]