For colored girls

She will learn from early that she carries history in her hair. Generations of thick tangled tresses. Genetically made up to be wild, not tamed or managed or straightened. Tautly twined coils stretched like the goatskin that cover djembe drums each lock relentlessly rebelling. Defiant like sugar cane, too relentless to conform, to transform, to be altered into something that she wasn’t really destined to … Continue reading For colored girls

For Immediate Release: Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin & Wendy Angulo Productions Announce Management Partnership

Press-Release For Immediate Release Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin and Wendy Angulo Productions announce Management Partnership January 31, 2014 New York, NY – Brooklyn born author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin and Wendy Angulo, CEO of Wendy Angulo Productions announced today that they have brought their creative talents together and formed a management partnership. Wendy Angulo Productions will be the exclusive manager of Nancy Arroyo Ruffin in all … Continue reading For Immediate Release: Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin & Wendy Angulo Productions Announce Management Partnership

(Thank You) Capicu Presents: The People’s Open Mic & the Letters to My Daughter Pre-Release

It was the Fall/Winter of 2010 when I first walked into what was then known as Notice Lounge in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. My friend Maria “Mescribidora” Rodriguez invited me to attend an open mic and as a writer her invitation piqued my interest. I stepped into the venue not really knowing what to expect and definitely not prepared to sign up for the open mic. I sat … Continue reading (Thank You) Capicu Presents: The People’s Open Mic & the Letters to My Daughter Pre-Release