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6-5-1: Aiesha Turman

By 651 ARTS on November 12, 2014

In an effort to help our audience know more about the artists 651 ARTS presents, we have developed the 6-5-1 Interview—six questions, five minutes, one artist. This interview spotlights Triple Consciousness discussant and Founder and Executive Director of The Black Girl Project, Aiesha Turman.

  1. What’s your morning routine?
    • Up at 4am. Yoga, tea, time to myself, reading for personal development, and journaling. Wake my daughter at 6am to get ready/prepped for school.

     

  2. What’s your fondest memory of being a black girl?
    • My fondest memory of being a black girl would have to be spending time with my maternal grandparents as a child. They took me everywhere, and taught me how to be with people of varying ages and backgrounds. Because of them, I spent time with elders, kids my age, and everything in between.

     

  3. Double Dutch or Jacks and why?
    • Double Dutch. The physicality provides a release and allows you to let go. It’s a good way to use energy.

     

  4. If you could visit any place in the world where would it be and why?
    • I’d visit various countries in Africa. I want to marvel in the diversity of the continent up close.

     

  5. What’s going to be fly, fresh, and fun about being a black woman in 50 years?
    • Everything.

     

  6. How do you love?
    • Fully.


651 ARTS would like to thank Aiesha Turman for answering our six questions that give a better glimpse of the artists we present. Stay tuned for more artist interviews. Keep up with 651 ARTS by downloading our app from Google Play or the Apple Store or follow us on Facebook and Twitter by clicking on the links to the right.

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