MyNDTalk Interview with Dr. Pamela Brewer

I was interviewed last month for the show MyNDTalk with Dr. Pamela Brewer and it aired last week. You can listen to it here. I enjoyed the interview very much. Very rarely am I asked such deep questions about my education and ideas and the ways that my appearance has shaped my interactions with the…

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Listen to Interview on WEAA 88.9 FM with Sean Yoes

If you weren’t able to catch my appearance on First Edition with Sean Yoes on WEAA 88.9 FM yesterday, you can check out the recap here.  Many of us grew up with the expectations of others dictating our every move. Some of us have faced devastating loss that makes it hard to get up realize…

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In Studio Tonight with Sean Yoes of First Edition

  Good morning, everyone. Today at 6pm, I visit Sean Yoes of First Edition again in studio to continue our conversation from last month. You can recap the conversation below and then tune in tonight. You can listen to my song BE WHO YOU ARE below and download at khadijahmoon.com

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Sign Up For Your FREE Download of My New Book

The first of a series of publications I’m releasing comes out in February and I want you to get your free copy when it is here. Visit my website to get yours. I am excited! Below is an excerpt: You Are The One You Are Waiting For You are at work or on your computer,…

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New Websites, A Non-Glitchy Periscope Message and Holiday Offers

Hello Beautiful People! Thank you for still following this blog that I’ve been keeping up since 2009! I really appreciate it. Some of you have stuck in there with me over the years, commenting, sharing and liking and I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart. If you visit the home page of this…

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The Moxie Bee Buzzes About Khadijah

Check out two of my poems and a little blurb about my work on fellow poet, Maura Alia Badji’s blog The Moxie Bee. Tonight, join me here

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Artscape 2015 Recap

I had a ball at Artscape this year. Below are clips with my artist collective Liberated Muse. You can check out other clips on my Instagram account.

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Join the #NaPoMo Challenge this Month

NaPoMo stands for National Poetry Month I was challenged on Facebook by poet Tichaona Munhamo to post a poem daily, for 5 days and nominate a poet to do the same for each poem I write. The purpose of this crusade is to have a huge poetic chain. The first poem I wrote this past…

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#BlackPoetsSpeakOut and Other Artists Activate Space in Protest

In less than two weeks, two grand juries have decided that there will be no indictment of the policemen responsible for the murder of Black New Yorker Eric Garner and the 18 year-old Black teen Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The blatant injustice of these decisions indicate a reality that has long been present but…

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Artists Discuss How Communities Handle the Trauma of Police Brutality

B. Sharise Moore, Chioma Oruh and I were guests on Tariiq Omari Walton’s show Views & Vibes to discuss the Ferguson tragedy, police brutality and how communities organize. What an honor to engage with these folks. I will admit, it was a heavy day, was hard not to cry on set. This interview took place…

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Last Show of “In Her Words” May 9th @ Charles E. Beatley Central Library

Liberated Muse Arts Group and the Alexandria Public Library system presents the third show of our 2013 season of “In Her Words” “In Her Words” is a musical theatrical presentation examining the lives of artists Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Zora Neale Hurston and Lucille Clifton — creative women who used their artistic prowess…

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Evening of Awards: Accepting the WOMA 2012 Artist of Distinction Award

I had a wonderful evening last night with my family and friends as I accepted the 2012 WOMA Artist of Distinction Award. The awards dinner took place at the beautiful Eatonville restaurant located off of the famous U Street corridor in Washington DC. Womanifesting (WOMA) is a 501c3, tax exempt organization incorporated in Washington, D.C….

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End-of-Summer Bio Sale!

END-OF-SUMMER SALE: Artist/Speaker Bio $75 (800 word max.) Now is a busy time of performance opportunities, speaking engagements, gallery showings and publishing opportunities. Are you a busy creative who doesn’t have the time to put together the ever-important biography by yourself? If so, hire KhadijahOnline.com to help you by penning a professional biography that you…

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APRIL 21, 2012: Audre Lorde Documentary & Discussion Moderated By Yours Truly

WOMA in collaboration with the District of Columbia Public Library, invite you to the first in a series of films showcasing women who exemplify womanifesting. A Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde by filmmaker Ada Gay Griffin and co-director Michelle Parkerson The film viewing will be followed by a reflection on…

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Countdown to Debut of “In Her Words”

This weekend has been a whirlwind as me and my cast prepare for the debut of my new theatrical piece “In Her Words”. I can’t truly call this a play but, rather, a theatrical and musical tribute that gives you background information about each artist highlighted, with actual monologue/dialogue culled from the research I did…

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Forty UNDER 40 Prince Georges : 2012 Honoree in Arts & Humanities

On Tuesday, Jan. 31 @ 6pm at Busboys & Poets in Hyattsville, MD, I, along with 39 other recipients will be recognized as one of Prince George’s County’s Top Forty UNDER 40. I just made it–I will 40 at the end of next year (smile). This is a humbling accolade and makes me feel really…

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Useful Creativity Tip: 3 Best Types of Friends an Artist Must Have

I have been blessed to have people in my corner who support my work as a writer, performer and arts producer. Many of them are showcased in the photos above. Some of them are people I’ve worked with before and later become clients. One picture is of my little girl. She may joke about me…

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Self-Publishing 101: 3 Quick Steps to Promoting Your Book

When you self-publish, you are often putting up quite a bit of money to get your book from its initial state as an idea in your head to a finished product worthy of purchase. Because you are responsible for everything– from hiring the editor and proofreaders who will work with you on your manuscript to…

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Fri, Aug 12 WAMU 88.5 Interview On Art, Ideas & Liberated Muse

Earlier this month, I participated in a forum as part of the Capital Fringe Festival that took place in July, discussing why art matters. A reporter with WAMU 88.5 was there and interviewed me for a piece she was doing on the arts in the District. She later contacted me to do a feature piece on…

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3 Popular Creatives Exemplify the Best Way to Disappear and Come Back Stronger

We aren’t all Charlie Sheen. Charlie Sheen created an absolute phenomenon in our culture by endlessly  flaunting his drug-induced mental illness with a tour and a social platform borne through Twitter. Creating more celebrity for himself through his vocalized hatred toward his former employer more so than his acting on his former show Two and…

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Quick Tip on Declaring Your Vision– No Matter Your Age!

In February of this year, I facilitated a workshop with young ladies aged 8-16 years-old where I guided them through a self-awareness activity so that they could later create Vision Boards of their own. I was hired by the organization Sisters4Sisters, Inc. which runs the youth program Daughters of Destiny which was the program these…

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Running: AMOK Debut in Baltimore, MD Showcases Talented Cast

The cast of Running: AMOK presented a rousing performance in a cabaret-styled show at Germano’s Traittoria in Baltimore, MD on Sunday, May 15. The performance kicked off the Spring season of the 2011 run of Running: AMOK. I wrote the play Running: AMOK in 2009 and debuted it in the 2010 Capital Fringe Fest. I…

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Running: AMOK Spring 2011 Season

Thank you to everyone who came to the Spring Preview show for my play Running: AMOK that runs this Spring from May 15-21. This year’s cast is amazing. Featuring singers/actresses Quineice, Lyn Artope, Nia Simmons, Rayona L. Young, Deja Belle and Colie Williams, Running: AMOK is the tale of 21st-century women learning from each other…

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Winter Sale on Services & Products

Khadijah offers an array of services for artists, small businesses and nonprofits. Click on the Services drop-down menu or below to learn more. CLICK ON LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION: General Writing Services Branding Sevices Editing & Proofreading Services Media Placement Outlining & Curriculum Development Strategic Communication Planning Social Media Management Workshops Interested in hiring…

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Upcoming Events

Khadijah has one final performance for the year this month on Friday, December 17th at Hillyer Art Space for their HOME series. Click here for more info. Khadijah is booking for the 2011 calendar year and already has some great things scheduled. Click here for the steadily updated calendar. You can also join the Facebook…

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Revisionist Tale Available for Purchase

  Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman introduces her first chapbook, Revisionist Tale (Liberated Muse Publications 2010), which is a collection of writings written from 2001-2010, inspired by her work as an educator, life as womanist and mother and observations of the people around her. The title of the chapbook comes from the poem “revisionist tale” that Khadijah…

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2010 Mosaic Literary Conference Focuses on Malcolm X

The Mosaic Literary Conference (formerly the Re:Verse Literary Conference & Festival) will take place November 5-6 in Bronx, NY. The MLC presents creative ways for keeping books and reading valuable sources of knowledge and creativity.  The Mosaic Literary Conference provides a platform for literature-based creative thinking and knowledge sharing. Each year, educators, arts & community…

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IgniteDC #5: ‘Facing the Music in the Future’

Khadijah will be an IgniteDC speaker once again in the upcoming Ignite event taking place Sept. 30 at Town Night Club at 2009 8th St, NW in Washington, DC. Khadijah was part of the third IgniteDC event in February, presenting her talk “Motherhood is Revolutionary”. Her upcoming Ignite talk is titled, “Facing the Music in…

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Free 1-Hour Consultation for New Service

  Khadijah offers a Fall Special for new clients: A FREE 1-hr consultation to determine what service will suit your needs. Are you an artist interested in moving forward with a successful marketing strategy? Are you a small business or nonprofit that wonders why your business isn’t picking up? Well, your challenge starts with identifying…

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Tickets for the play Running: AMOK On Sale NOW

Running: AMOK is a spirited stage play written by performance artist Khadijah Ali-Coleman about one of the most life-changing experiences a woman may face– sometimes willingly, sometimes while screaming and kicking, and always without a user-friendly manual. Featuring original music and honest dialogue, Running: AMOK will leave you laughing, singing-along and contemplating the miracle of sychronicity, for sometimes…

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Khadijah Featured in “Do-It-All-Mama” Series on Examiner.com

Angele Sionna, the Early Childhood Examiner on Examiner.com created a series called “Do-It-All” Mamas & Papas that features hard working parents who have started their own business or venture and are using their skills/knowledge to make other parents’ lives better. Khadijah was featured this week and talks about her work with Liberated Muse Productions, her…

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Khadijah Presents at Upcoming Conference for Young Women

As founder of So Our Youth Aspire (SOYA), Khadijah provides services to nonprofits, educational sites and individuals in the area of youth development. She also facilitates workshops on the subject of youth development or workshops for young people in the areas of the arts and health education. From 2001-2006, Khadijah served as the Assistant Director…

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Khadijah Ali-Coleman on BlogTalkRadio’s Mental Salvation Radio Show

Listen to Khadijah’s interview last night with Enoch 7th Prophet on his show Mental Salvation Radio. Khadijah spoke about the upcoming “To Haiti, With Love” show this Friday, Feb. 12, the publishing of the book Liberated Muse Volume I: How I Freed My Soul and the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest. You can listen to…

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Khadijah Ali-Coleman to be featured on Mental Salvation Radio Tonight at 8pm

Khadijah Ali-Coleman will be featured on Mental Salvation Radio, hosted by Enoch 7th Prophet tonight to talk about the upcoming event “To Haiti, With Love”, a benefit concert that will take place this Friday, Feb. 12 in Washington DC, raising funds for YeleHAITI. For more show information for tonight’s feature, click HERE.

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