13May 2015

At the tip off there has been a great deal of controversy with the lack of indictments against officers who have killed black males in various states and communities. On 12/13/14 people everywhere were walking for justice with no calls. Black Lives Matter so we will Bounce back despite the Flagrant Fouls and Technicals. We […]

23Mar 2015

Many of us are in prison, just not in jail, not in a facility but we are imprisoned in our mind, the way we think. Set yourself free by changing your thought pattern. What you think, you begin to believe, once it becomes a belief it becomes a habit, and once it is a habit […]

23Mar 2015

There are a lot of women who settle for being that “main chick”, “#1”, “the one who gets introduced to the family”, “the one who had his child”, “and the one he comes home to”. While you may be the one he comes home to, you are also the one he can bring a disease […]

18Feb 2015

By Yadira Laguerre Yadira Laguerre:  Join me as I interview my girl Ortavia “Wisdom” Jackson, CEO of Life By Wisdom clothing and accessories, lyrical artist, published author, mentor, and friend.

24Oct 2014

There is evil that presents itself in our lives daily. The constant aggravation of daily routines and stress that we endure takes a toll even on the most hard characters out there. Motivation throughout to succeed and push forward is needed on a daily basis for everyone. We have created our Evil Live apparel, all […]

15Oct 2014

The Circle of Sisters Expo was one of the biggest events Life By Wisdom has been a part of to date. We have only been in business for about a year. But after vending at different venues all spring and summer, we felt like we were ready to handle something much greater. Circle of Sisters […]

15Oct 2014

I, Ortavia “Wisdom” Jackson, am the Founder and CEO of Life By Wisdom (LBW). I am the author of 2 poetry books. The first book entitled; Divine Destiny, through a Journey called Life” was self-published in 2005. The second book, Tate publishing company published entitled; “Life By Wisdom, poetry for your mind, soul, and spirit” […]

27Feb 2014

By Ortavia Jackson This poem was written to address the segregation that occurs between Christian denominations. It mimics the I have a Dream speech by the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Segregation is not just racial!