Who Was Nina Simone? – Day 3 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 “

Who Was Madam C.J. Walker? – Day 2 of Black History Month 

  Madam Walker, the First Black American Woman to Be a Self-Made Millionaire   As an African American curly-headed woman and social entrepreneur I am excited to share this story with you my readers. Not only for the sake of this being Black History Month, yet for the deep sense of inspiration that Madam WalkerContinue reading “Who Was Madam C.J. Walker? – Day 2 of Black History Month “

Who Was Bridgett “Biddy” Mason? – Day 1 of Black History Month 

#BLABThat Today is the first day of #BlackHistory month. And I will begin with one of my favorite African American female birth keepers.

Her name is “Bridget “Biddy” Mason. Read more about her work here.

Maternal Health and The 3rd Day of Kwanzaa. Ujima means Collective Responsibility…

As I woke up this morning at 3:33 am CST, I could hear my children doing their traditional shuffles. They were preparing to come and creep into the bed, with my husband and I. So as I prepared to tell them, “Go back to sleep”… I am wide-eyed checking my Facebook timeline. I scroll down,Continue reading “Maternal Health and The 3rd Day of Kwanzaa. Ujima means Collective Responsibility…”

Why We Shop At ALDI… Letting Go of Label Whoring…

  So when I thought about writing this quick blog post, I wanted to propose a challenge. To release the oppression of label whoring. Particularly where our food is concerned. Let’s face it… I love the underdog… I am no stranger to the road less traveled. I guess this is why I have become accustomed toContinue reading “Why We Shop At ALDI… Letting Go of Label Whoring…”