Darline Turner Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond

The new issue of Ujima is all about creating safe spaces for Black women. The issue features Darline Turner, founder of Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond. She talks about how her business assist women have healthy babies. We hope you will enjoy this issue. Damita Miller-Shanklin Editor-in-Chief Continue reading Darline Turner Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond

International Women’s Day #Break the Bias

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme for 2022 is Imagining a gender-equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together … Continue reading International Women’s Day #Break the Bias

Community Feature: Paige Duggins-Clay

Ujima is introducing a young woman who worked for us as an intern. She is now a lawyer. We are familiar with criminal and defense lawyers and lawyers in general that handle many different issues. Paige Duggins-Clay uses her legal career to advocate for equity in education and civil rights that impact our Black Community. When you were growing up, what did you want to … Continue reading Community Feature: Paige Duggins-Clay

Black Lives Matter Goes To Prom

The story over the weekend was about a beautiful dress worn by 17-year-old Milan Bolden-Morris to her prom at Pahokee High School. When I saw the dress I was immediately intrigued. It was designed by Florida-based designer Terrence Torrence. It was not only a beautiful dress, it represented so much more for me. The dress reminded me of the 15 men and women who were … Continue reading Black Lives Matter Goes To Prom