SPOTLIGHT Of the Month: Q &A with Artist/Photographer Hakeem Adewumi

Every month, Black Girl, Latin World likes to showcase beautiful Black artists that make us think and feel.   This month’s addition to the Spotlight of the Month is none other than Visual Artist/Photographer Hakeem Adewumi.  Check out this interview where Hakeem goes in on diaspora, art and why he pursues his passion!

PHOTO CREDIT: Hakeem Adewumi

PHOTO CREDIT: Hakeem Adewumi

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What I wonder as I Wander like Langston

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As a Black American whose heart  beats for traveling to unknown lands, I geeked out when my best friend handed me a copy of Langston Hughes’s I Wonder As I Wander for graduation. I was finally going to be a aquinted with the stories of a Black American writer who spoke Spanish and habored intense creativity. I longed to hear about Hughes’s reflections as an Afro-American navigating the Afro-influenced country of Cuba.

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Another Day, Another Opportunity

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“Another day. Another opportunity” is a phrase often uttered by my best friend Ja’Michael. He is an artistic soul whose passion and warmth inspires everyone he comes in contact with.  Ja’Michael truly embodies this statement.

His words, I reflect on, every time I wake up in the morning.  What opportunities await me today? I am not just talking about big life changing ones, but the everyday things that make life worth living.

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Who plays Roman Zazo from Jane the Virgin?

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Well, if you have been watching Jane the Virgin, you’ve seen the caramel brother playing Petra’s lover and Rafael’s best friend.  You may have googled his name and learned a bit about him.  For those who are too into Jane, Rafael and Michael’s love triangle to notice this guy being impaled not once…but twice, I will introduce you to Alano Miller, the actor who plays Roman Zazo. Continue reading