By Minister Sonya Hosey There is continuing to be an exchange of views about faith, the black community, and mental well being. Some in the faith community ask why we only talk about African Americans when the church should focus on all people? I agree. We are all citizens of the Kingdom of God, and believe in God the Father, Jesus Christ as the Son … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness
by Jacquie Johnson, founder of Jacquie ooh The conversation surrounding influential moments and people in black history often focuses on the contributions of men — leaving the vital efforts of black women by the wayside. That’s why it’s important to make sure black women’s contributions are always part of our conversations about history. While some are more well-known than others, lack of mainstream recognition doesn’t … Continue reading Our Women, Their Contributions
Source: United Way Damita Miller-Shanklin We all know from childhood, we should be kind to others. As adults, we should continue to be kind and caring because it’s the best thing to do. The act of kindness is shown the most during the holiday season. If you are looking to share some love and kindness here are a few ideas: These are just a few … Continue reading Acts Of Kindness
Welcome to Ujima’s last issue of the year. This issue features Ebonie Trice, the founder of Mission Accomplished. This young woman is doing her part to help our homeless population have the one thing that means a lot. Read about her journey to helping others and making a difference in her community. This issue has other stories about the act of kindness and celebrating the … Continue reading New Issue Featuring Ebonie Trice
I met Lynda Coleman back in 2008 when I did the first story on her. I wanted to catch up with her work with children and art through her company Art From the Heart. Coleman is an Austinite born and raised. She attended Pecan Springs Elementary and Blanton Elementary growing up. Her early memory of beginning her art journey happened at Pecan Springs. She was … Continue reading Feature Story: Lynda Coleman-Art From The Heart. Be Ready. Art Opens Doors.