I am a fan of Feminista Jones! I love her wit, her intelligence and all her affirming Black Girl Magic. When I found out through social media (thank you, Twitter!) … Continue reading March 2019 Book Review-RECLAIMING OUR SPACE: How Black Feminists Are Changing The World From the Tweets To The Streets
We are women. We are here and regardless of what you think, you need us. As we end Women’s History Month, let’s not forget our power, our worth and all the obstacles … Continue reading ‘Ain’t I A Woman?’ Damn Right, I Am!
We can’t celebrate Women’s History Month without putting a spotlight on the beauty and essentialness of sisterhood. I am not talking DNA, genetics, or chromosomal sisters. I am speaking on … Continue reading Sisters By Soul
When I was younger, my Mom always told me never go anywhere alone: there’s strength in numbers. I knew better than to leave my drink alone at a party–years before … Continue reading Black History Needs Black Women. Protect Them. Protect Us.
Mary Mcleod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was a Black teacher and humanitarian. However, our ancestral auntie is best known for starting a private school for … Continue reading The Boldness Of One Black, Female Teacher: The Legacy Of Mary McLeod Bethune
“I am the candy.“ Whew. When I read this quote from a tweet about writing, all of me rejoiced. I mean all of me rejoiced. When ABC erupted with the … Continue reading Why The World Needs (And Sometimes Doesn’t Deserve) Shonda Rimes
“If the Black woman wasn’t born, she’d have to be invented.” -Nikki Giovanni Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr (birth name for Nikki Giovanni) is 76. With the praise of Maya Angelou, … Continue reading The Enduring Gangsta Of Nikki Giovanni