I had fought

too hard to create and to love the woman I had become, and I had survived too much not to thrive. There was no way I was going to leave my healing to chance.  And so I eventually decided to put my truth in front of my doubts, and go where I was being called.  Buying that one–way ticket to Montego Bay, Jamaica was one of the most liberating experiences of my life. I knew I wasn’t moving to Jamaica for good, and I wasn’t running away from Los Angeles. I was running toward myself yet again, and I would trust that whatever was calling me to Jamaica, would also guide me toward my next steps. Two weeks into my stay, I learned that my next step was simply self– exploration by any means necessary, and I was to do it inside an old Great House named Sinclair. I met the owners of Sinclair, Donnie and Ethel Matthews, during a visual arts event at a gallery in Ocho Rios. Sherry–Ann’s boyfriend managed the band that performed that night, and...

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If we risk

expression by exploring ourselves, deciding how we want to feel, and committing to living that feeling–we’re gonna need to find our tribe so that we are supported through the journey. This mixtape is from and for that tribe, specifically for this journey toward radical...

Take the risk!

A Radical Cypher

–if Akilah’s involved, includes Dialogue. Storytelling. A Live DJ. Live Art. Spoken Word. Musical Performances–all in honor of women who risk expression.

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For Urgent Healing

Spend 3 days in the islands, and dive deep into your baggage and your brilliance. A personal retreat to get you unstuck and fully expressed.

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Radical Selfie Circles

Harnessing the power of Collective Personal Narrative as a means of self-exploration and self-expression in safe spaces. Come on in.

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Jasai Madden

Jasai Madden

Akilah, you are a sage, a conjurer, and a warrior for being brave enough to take on the task of encouraging the souls and creative seeds of women everywhere! Bless you big!

Cyn Lopes-Dixon

Cyn Lopes-Dixon

I thank you, Akilah. For teaching me how to speak to my Inner Child. To embrace her and make her feel safe. I am a better me because you reminded me how to dig deep. Give thanks!

Angelou Ezeilo

Angelou Ezeilo

Akilah is hardwired to be a vehicle for empowerment. Ultimately she communicates to the strength and power that lies within us. And the steps that are needed to tap into that power.

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