Dear Sister Soul: Meet Aura Jones

“We’re in such a patriarchal society where you’re taught all your life that you come from a man’s rib and not a woman’s womb… I love women. We’re literally capable of the most amazing things.”

Aura Jones is a woman-of-color event coordinator, writer, and performance poet on Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter. For three years now, she has hosted a monthly showcase known as The Homeroom to shed light on the creative community in South Florida. Hip-hop artists, vocalists, poets, and producers are invited to gather for this laid-back “jam session” of sorts and share in one another’s creativity.

Below is my interview with Aura in which she shares her thoughts on life, success, and womanhood as a young woman of color creative:

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