One day we will all recognize self-care as a necessity of life and not just a luxurious lifestyle fad.
For the first 5 days of Black History Month I wanted to share with you women who inspired me to be great and passionate about creating a synergistic balance in the culture of birth work and community centered wellness. Being a BirthKeeper means you are also a Culture Keeper… This is the steaming pot ofContinue reading “Why A Culture Keeper? “
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: Looking Back at Her Call to Uproot Racism [OP-ED] The controversial psychiatrist’s works unwaveringly challenged White supremacist thought even if it meant making some uncomfortable. by Gregory Carr, Ph.D, January 5, 2016 For those unfamiliar with the name Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, who passed away at the age of 80 inContinue reading “Who Was Francis Cress Welsing? – Day 5 of Black History Month “
UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED 12 Facts About Shirley Chisholm, The First African-American to Run For President Being the first black woman to serve on Congress would be a significant enough accomplishment for a lifetime, but it wasn’t good enough for Shirley Chisholm. Three years after she arrived in Washington, D.C., Chisholm became the first woman toContinue reading “Who Was Shirley Chisholm? Day 4 of Black History Month”
The High Priestess of Liberation Soul Music Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century, an icon of American music. She was the consummate musical storyteller, a griot as she would come to learn, who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, passion, and love through a magnificentContinue reading “Who Was Nina Simone? – Day 3 of Black History Month “