Celebrating Maude Ballou

Stanford The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute Marting Luther King, Jr birthday is celebrated on January 15th. His birthday is remembered through oratory presentations, parades, and other events. It’s a time the community comes together to reflect on how Dr. King fought for our rights and freedoms.  When you see photos of Dr. King, he is surrounded by men he trusted and … Continue reading Celebrating Maude Ballou

It’s All In The Mind!!

By Contributing Writer, Jacquie Parish Each new year holds an exciting promise — whether it’s a blank canvas for a new beginning or an opportunityfor improvement on what’s already great. We have the potential to do whatever we set out to accomplish ifwe keep a positive perspective. Stories of rebirth offer hope that change is possible.We must be willing to let go of parts of … Continue reading It’s All In The Mind!!

What is Your Intent for the New Year?

Whether you are a person that writes down goals or one that keeps thoughts in your head, most people make some decisions about what they plan to do in the upcoming year.  I found an article I wanted to share that looks at the 2021 resolutions that were made to start the year. You can already guess, exercising and getting in shape was the most … Continue reading What is Your Intent for the New Year?

Ujima and Friends Podcast

The Ujima and Friends Podcast is hosted by Damita Miller-Shanklin and Eliza Edwards. Our topics will range from community stories, interviews, and topics of the month. You can find our podcast anywhere you listen to your favorite podcast. You can subscribe to our podcast page at Ujima Magazine and Friends That way you won’t miss an episode.  Continue reading Ujima and Friends Podcast

Viewpoint

Happy New Year to you all!!. Whew, we made it through another holiday season now we start all over again. I think most of us take the first of January to refocus on our goals and look at what we will take forward and what we will leave behind. This issue will look at starting new, getting a fresh perspective, and moving forward. Leaving things … Continue reading Viewpoint