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…

Being Black: The Death Sentence in America

[caption id="attachment_2314" align="aligncenter" width="533"] Charleena Lyles[/caption] Since October, the police have come to my house no less than ten times. That's alarming because being Black in America can be a crime with a death sentence. They were called anonymously by someone upset that I homeschool my children. (That's an entirely…