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…

Children Are People Too

Earlier in the week, while teaching my daughter a history lesson and simultaneously mentally reviewing the day’s unfinished task list, my patience and tolerance began to grow thin.  In the midst of my explanations of the connections between the influence of the Roman Empire and why Christians celebrated Christmas in…

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…
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