Celebrating Kwanzaa

Celebrating Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa is a holiday that most in the African American community know about, but aren’t very well-versed on. It’s an important holiday to me because it represents everything I stand for as an African American woman. A celebration of community, family and friends that brings us closer to our roots. What Is Kwanzaa? A week long celebration that is celebrated in the United States and in other nations of the West African diaspora in the Americas. The tra...

Reclaiming Our Time! Black Women In Politics

Reclaiming Our Time! Black Women In Politics
Over the past four decades, the increase of black women in politics has continued to grow. Social media has arguably played a part in increasing their likelihood with millennials. The modern state of America has urged those in politics to truly step-up and take a stand and that’s exactly what these women have been doing. Being a voice, evoking change and challenging the status quo. How could we forget the infamous phrase coined from Maxine Waters ‘Recla...

Back To School: Why Inclusion Is Important

Back To School: Why Inclusion Is Important
It’s back to school time! A time where we watch our children thrive in their academics. It’s also a time where we worry about what could happen, with so much going on in the world. As parents, specifically African American parents, we should worry about what is not happening for our children day to day in the school system. Inclusion. Sixty-three years ago, Brown v. Board of Education held that separate schools for black and white students are inherently