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    West Indian American Carnival – Brooklyn

    Yesterday I was one of about 3.5 million revelers that came out to Brooklyn’s West Indian American Carnival–the finale to the annual Labor Day weekend festivities celebrating the city’s rich Caribbean culture. I arrived at the tail end of the 7 hour parade but got a sample of some spectacular sights and music.  The energy was infectious!! kisses, Olisa

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    Va$htie, an inspiration and leader who knows what she wants in life.

    Vashtie Kola was born and raised in Albany, NY to Trinidadian immigrant parents, and now resides in New York City. She is a success, known for as an Artist, a Creative Director, Music Video Director, and Party Promoter.  Her nickname is “Downtown Sweetheart” and that she definitely is.  A question to ask her is what doesn’t she do? She has directed music videos for artists such as Kid Cudi, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, and more. If that isn’t enough Vashtie also owns a clothing line, Violette. As a director, a designer, and a party promoter, Vashtie pursued all her dreams and doesn’t just stop there.  She believes in those who…