Kalilah is a graduate of Penn State University and Morgan State University with a Masters in Architecture. After college the Brooklyn native migrated to Baltimore and worked as a designer for Under Armour. Baltimore erupted after the death of Freddie Gray and Kalilah noticed there's was a disconnect in the neighborhood she worked and lived.
So rather than stand on the sidelines and do nothing she started "MESS IN A BOTTLE". Mess in a Bottle's concept is based on a form of communication; dating as far back AS 310 B.C. "I started Mess In A Bottle as a to give voice to the voiceless, giving them something to say without having to say a word.
The recent assassination of Nipsey Hussle hits close to home for Kalilah, after being victim of an armed robbery-she almost gave up pursuing the business. The armed perpetrators didn't get any money but, what they stole from Kalilah was hope. It would've been easy to close up her brick in mortar shop, instead she followed her gut and shared her experience on social media and her tribe responded with placing thousands of orders.
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