The Importance of Juneteenth- why it’s so vital that we know our history

As most of us know, when the Civil War came to a close in 1865, an extremely large number of folks remained enslaved, particularly in truly remote areas. The word of slavery’s ending traveled very slowly- too slowly- and for those who were largely isolated from the Union armies, life continued as if freedom did …

Stop All Support of JW Lucas!!

I don't want to give this ignorant individual more time, energy, and attention than he obviously wants, but I would be remiss if I didn't use my platform and voice to speak out about the offensive, racist and dangerous rhetoric that this person has been spewing. This JW Lucas who I have just now heard …

Why you should Vote

Here we are, at that time of the year when we have to start having the dialogue about why it's important that we all get out and take advantage of the right which many of our ancestors fought and died for... The Right to Vote. Of course I'm not suggesting that you go out and vote …

Random Thoughts from a Black Woman’s Perspective

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about my personal experience and journey growing up as a young Black Girl, and maturing and evolving into a “seasoned” Black Woman. I’ve had the pleasure and, thanks to the Universe, sometimes chance opportunities to meet, work with and for, and just generally be surrounded by such a …

Feeling Stuck?

At some point or another, most of us have felt like we were stuck, stagnant, unable to move out of our current situation or circumstance. And this could happen at any age, although I don’t believe that you’re usually truly cognizant of this “feeling” until you’re out of your 20’s. I’m just saying. I loved …