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You Owe Me: Serena Williams Humanizes Black Womanhood at US Open

[caption id="attachment_2520" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Serena Williams defends her integrity and legacy at US Open 2018.[/caption] I knew it was coming. #usatoday started the berating and dehumanizing of Serena Williams and I'm sure others will follow. But, we must SPEAK and tell our own stories. We must constantly remind the world that we…

Tea Time Tuesday: A Dream Converted

[caption id="attachment_2416" align="alignleft" width="469"] Dreams change as life does. There's beauty in that too.[/caption] Happy Tea Time Tuesday Black Girls! Today, we're SPEAKing about mourning and releasing what we thought would be our realities, so that we can be grateful for what truly is. Poet, Langston Hughes, probed us with…

Mammogram, Mom-mogram

It's Wellness Wednesday Black Girls!   Last week, I took my daughter with me to my first mammogram appointment. According to her, it was a "mom-mogram." I hadn't planned on making it a lesson for her when I scheduled it over a month ago. (I actually forgot and didn't get…

Throwback Thursday: Guns & Children…Again

[caption id="attachment_2364" align="alignright" width="960"] Living carefree is a luxury no longer afforded to even children.[/caption] Guns and Children Throwback Thursday: December 15, 2012 Yesterday, I played with my one-year-old daughter after picking her up early from school, as I usually do. As we laughed, I thought about those parents in…
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