Samira Wiley for Brooklyn Magazine (x)
Photogaphs by: Jessica Yatrofsky
Photographer’s Assistant: Bobby Davidson
Stylist; Dana Caputo
Makeup Artist: Elivre Emmanuelle for Face The Day NY
Location: Vision Untitled Studios, Brooklyn
Meet Cory Nieves. He’s a dapper, 10-year old CEO of Mr. Cory’s Cookies who started his own booming cookie business in an effort to help his mom buy a car after moving from NYC to New Jersey in 2009.
“More girls should join boys’ teams so it could be a tradition and it wouldn’t be so special.” - 13-year-old Mo’Ne Davis, the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series in its 68-year history, the FIRST girl to throw a Little League World Series SHUTOUT. Her fastball? 70 MILES PER HOUR. #throwlikeagirl #BlackGirlsROCK
I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up
I stand on mountain tops believing
that avalanches will teach me to let go
but I am here to learn.