Welcome to our new show, Journeys with D’angelo Thompson! D’angelo introduces us to new and exciting people from all around the globe for inspiration to live our best lives!

Editor-at-Large D’angelo Thompson interviews musician, artist, and activist, Ife Mora! With three generations of fellow artists in her family, her roots in creativity run deep.  She is the daughter of jazz music artists, Francisco and Teresa Mora, she was exposed to different forms of fine arts while growing up in the musical mecca of Detroit, Michigan.

 

About Ife Mora

ife mora soulivity journeysDriven by a life-long devotion to music’s unerring magic and a heartfelt belief in justice and equality, Ifé Mora is the fiery, creative voice that the world needs right now. With her enlightened, polycultural roots propelling her forward and an unwavering dedication to fighting for what is right, Ifé Mora is proudly speaking truth to power and making incredible music along the way, inspired by everything from rock and blues to P-funk and bluegrass. ~Ife Mora Website

Learn more about Ife by visiting her website, www.IFEMORA.com.

D’angelo Thompson
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D’angelo Thompson is a three-time Daytime Emmy Nominated Hair and Makeup Artist, “Guest Hair” Daytime Emmy Award winner for the Wendy Williams Show, an accomplished Author, and Podcast Host.

His most recent credits include Law & Order SVU, Season 21, MTV/VH-1/LOGO (Viacom), Amy Trask (CBS Sports), Food Network, Joy Mangano, Amber Stevens West/Andrea DeBordeaux for Run The World (Starz), and Author, James Patterson. His expertise extends to bridal, editorial, commercial, film, and television. Additionally, for over 20 years, D’angelo has been a consultant and educator in partnerships with Il Makiage, Glamour Dolls Makeup, Chic Studios, Makeup For Ever, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, LORAC, and others.

As an Author, D’angelo penned and published “Enhanced Beauty”, “Enhanced Beauty for Teens “, “Enhanced Beauty: Men’s Grooming”, and “A 100 Days of Gratitude”. All are available on Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and other online retailers.

He is also the host of “Gratitude Is A Journey” available on Anchor.fm/dangelo- thompson and “Beauty & Gratitude” a series on Soulivity Magazine’s ‘SoulivityTV’, available on Youtube.

D’angelo was educated at Pratt Institute for two years in Fashion Merchandising and Fine Art and through mentorships with Alfred Fornay, Byron Barnes, and Sherry Lee. He further attended The Makeup Institute of California, MAC Pro, Makeup Forever Pro/Academy Workshops, Lash Extension Certification through NYIB, and Basic FX lessons from Daytime Emmy Award-Winning artist, Ingrid Okola. He also holds practitioner licenses and accreditations in Emotional Intelligence, Reiki, Crystal Healing, and Hypnotherapy. Currently attending National University, studying Psychology.

As a community activist, he organizes yearly fundraisers to support AIDS research, education, and advocacy with The Latino Commission on AIDS (2009-2017), youth initiatives, domestic violence, and sex trafficking awareness (2000-Present), social justice, and LGBTQ rights & safety (1990-Present).