This is khoLi.

A poet/scholar/teacher/blogger and brand strategist, khoLi defines herself as a 
goal digger + dream catcher.

Your favorite carefree/rightfully skeptical black girl (assumedly), khoLi. has committed the next year of her life to juggling Khafra Company, The Ardor Brand, and Be Your Own Girlfriend, all while using her mystical powers to conjure enough hours in the day to complete her dissertation - appropriately titled, “Running Out of Time: Radicalism, Resistance, and the Future of African American Literature.”

In case you’re wondering … khoLi. believes that Jay Z is necessary for the revolution and that joy is a radical political position.

And she shops.
A lot.

The Things You All Really Care About …

khoLi’s brain
Ph.D., Literatures in English, Rutgers University (expected May 2015)

M.A., Literatures in English, Rutgers University (May 2011)

B.A., English Arts, Hampton University (May 2007)

khoLi’s biz sense
Lead Daydreamer: KholiOli.Co
Founder & Creative Director: Khafra Company
Founder &Creative Director: The Ardor Brand
Creator: Black.Girl.Grad.School.B.Y.O.G. + if God can Cook
Contributor:  VelvetPark | BrandingBusiness.Com
Editor: Personal statements, essays, books, blogs, etc.


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