Black Girls Smile

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I’ve been open about mental health awareness within my community. Well, I came across an organization that’s doing great work for Black women and girls in this field, and I had to spotlight them. Black Girls Smile Inc. Black Girls Smile Inc. is a…

Ghana Immigration Rescues 50 Girls from Arab Trafficking

In a previous post, I highlighted the abuse that many African women face in Middle Eastern countries. Due to poverty and low education, thousands of African women take up jobs as “housegirls.” They’re promised higher wages and better lives, but once they land in those countries, things become a nightmare. Well, several countries throughout the…

Words From The Wise: Shirley Chisholm

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm   Women in politics have come a long way here in the United States. And I wanted to highlight someone who paved the way for not only women but other minorities to advance. Shirley…

Solution…

Us: How do we organize? Ancestors: Start Here… Until Next Time…

The Hidden Lives of “Housegirls”

The abuse of women is a discussion that’s constantly had but often downplayed. Black women, in particular, tend to be the number one victims. As someone who refuses to ignore the realities of this world, I want to share a few documentaries on African women who work as domestic servants. They are called “Housegirls.” The…

Just Because…

I still have a weakness for Black Beauty. Until Next Time…

Just Because…

we compliment each other, and I never get tired of seeing it. Until Next Time…

Black Girls Code

Greetings Folks, For the past few years, I’ve been witnessing a movement happening with Black women. From Black Girls Rock to #BlackGirlMagic to the natural hair movement, Black women all over the world have taken it upon themselves to empower generations of young Black girls to not only love themselves but to aspire to be…