BLACK WOMEN IN AMERICA: WE STAND READY TO LEAD

Black women leadership in our nation is significant for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most important reason is the fact that our country is experiencing an unprecedented amount of unrest and uncertainty and we need bold leadership that can withstand cruelty the world has to offer. We need a win. A win that would bring us all together, rather than tear us apart. One that forges toward a new America. The truth is when people look at us, they don’t see a leader. Instead they see someone unqualified and…

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Leading from the Front Lines

The announcement of Senator Kamala Harris as the vice-presidential candidate marked another historical moment in our nation. The moment when everyone else realized what most black women have known all their lives; they have always been ready to lead. For years we have sat silent on the sidelines watching a very small number of bold and tenacious black women fight their way to the top only to be broken and defeated. Their drive to be successful and make it to the top levels of leadership is admirable, but in some…

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February: Celebrating Black History and Love

February is a month for celebrating black history and love. You couldn’t ask for a better duo. Some will argue that the month has become so commercialized. I counter that by emphasizing how important it is to celebrate in a way that pleases the individual. On that note, there is so much to do during the month of February. Kick off Black History Month by watching some awesome documentaries. Netflix is my go-to source and they have some great titles playing. My top three are: The Black Godfather “Follows the…

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Free Beginner Blogging Course

Establish your blog with this free beginner blogging course As somewhat of an introvert, I found blogging to be the perfect outlet for expressing my thoughts, hopes, and expectations. Prior to blogging, journaling was my go-to medium.  In 2017 I decided to switch it up a bit an use my platform exclusively to highlight the strength, achievements, and creativity of women, black women in particular. I had grown tired of the lack of positive representation in media, so I decided to do something about it. I also use the platform…

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Picking up the Pieces Academically

Picking up the pieces academically can be challenging. Also, I truly believe that no one sets out to flunk college.  As with anything, life does not stop because you decide to enroll in school. You can have the best of intentions and yet things happen. For the young person fresh out of high school, it could be the fact that you weren’t used to your new found freedom. You didn’t know how to handle your new social and academic lifestyle.  For the single parent, your support system may have broken…

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