Tajh Sutton

What I do

Creative, Culturally Competent Youth Advocacy

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Founded in November 2012 Young People of Color Incorporated is a blossoming grassroots collective of parents, friends, unconventional educators, artists and business owners who collaborate toward a shared vision of culturally competent, holistically educated youth and dependable community to support them by fostering critical thinking, empowerment and creativity in Youth POC and unpacking our unhealthy socializations utilizing the power of pop culture, historical context and performance & visual art.  


To sponsor our next event, gift us a venue, collaborate or find out more: Email tajhproofs@gmail.com 



Author/ Public Figure

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As seen in HuffPost Black Voices, 21 Ninety, For Harriet, Bust Magazine and heard on BBC Radio.


Purchase 'A Black Girl's Guide To Becoming A Published Writer (and achieving any other goal TBH' here


Check out my published work here.


'13 Reasons Why We Need To Discuss Misogynoir' coming soon


Check out my new blog here.

Intersectional Womens Empowerment

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Loc Love Lives Here is an online community that hosts discussions on the intersections of beauty and politics through a queer Black feminist lens. It quickly amassed over 20,000 followers across social media and spawned the annual #BestOfLocsAwards as well as the #ITaughtMarcJacobs hashtag seen in HuffPost Beauty.

Arts Education

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Tajh has been working as a step & dance teacher in New York City for 14 years. In that time she has helped the Authentic Steppers of Urban Assembly Institute rank 3rd in the nation at the 'Break The Stage' national step competition & been featured on MTV's High School Week with Rihanna. Most recently she’s been providing cost free arts education to district 14 students as a method of community building and cross cultural appreciation including the wildly popular ‘Fortnite dance’ skit where the history of African American contributions to the popular game are explored through  performance. 

Modeling

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A graduate of Barbizon modeling school in New York City, Tajh has experience in print & runway modeling as well as film and theatre.

Singer Songwriter

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From the childrens choir at the Greater Refuge Temple in Harlem to the district 14 marching band in junior high and chamber chorus at Brooklyn Technical high school, Tajh has always been a lover of music. A fan of all genres with a knack for house, neo-soul and alternative R&B her debut EP is currently in the works and slated for a Summer 2020 release.

Cooperative Economics & Entrepreneurship

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The #BBWEC (Beautiful Black Womens EmpowHerment Collective) is an inter-generational group of black women working toward unified community through our entrepreneurial endeavors and commitment to sisterhood. 

We host monthly pop up shops to promote black businesses and save toward funding a communal space for health, wellness and education programs, performances and more in the future. Connect with us on FB IG and Twitter to stay in the loop!


Update: The BBWEC is currently on hiatus and working on individual endeavors but stay tuned! 

Consulting

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- Tutoring

- Editing/Proofreading 

- Social Media Branding

- Standardized Test Prep

- College Essay Assistance

- Performing Arts Audition Prep

- Public Speaking/ Speech Writing


Inquiries: TajhProofs@gmail.com