What You See is Not What You Get

By Tiffany L. Burleson-Predom What you see is not what you get…  From as early as I can remember I was labeled as Self-Confident, Bold, Smart, Strong.  I faintly recall my adolescent mind wondering, “What does that mean?”  But, since I never asked anyone I never gained a true understanding of my character-descriptors until well into my adulthood (not sure if this is necessary).   I … Continue reading What You See is Not What You Get

The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference

By Damita Miller-Shanklin The CTAAFS conference is celebrating twenty years this year. If you have followed the conference or attended, you know just how far the conference has come the last twenty years.  As you know with anything, that survives as long as this conference, some people are committed and dedicated to continuing the meaning and mission of the conference. I took a moment to … Continue reading The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference

BLACK MOSES (HARRIET TUBMAN)

Written by Theodore MosleyNovember 1, 2019 Freedom of speech freedom of choice, her spirit was not to be chained to a plantation.Fierce and tenacious in character her steps were ordained in her culture of blackness.Death and freedom occupied her mind for dangerous journeys not to be denied on her path of righteousness.Her visions incarcerated her spirit to forge a new path of declarations for untold … Continue reading BLACK MOSES (HARRIET TUBMAN)