Famous Mothers of Black History

Source: Mom’s Choice Awards Mom’s Choice Awards ‘Cause I’m A Woman… Enjoli – Retroist In our current times, due to social media, we all know when most women become mothers. This is from famous moms to friends and acquaintances. Looking at our history, we did not always know who had children unless they caught a photo or after they pass away you may see their … Continue reading Famous Mothers of Black History

Soul Food for the Soul

Damita Miller-Shanklin We are all aware that healthy eating is the trend today. I believe in healthy eating and I know it’s the right choice. But I like Soul Food!! Most Black families feast on Soul Food when families gather or on special occasions. I remember having soul food for dinner. When I think of our Black History, I always think of good Soul Food. … Continue reading Soul Food for the Soul

Beauty and Lifestyle-“Me, A Black Woman! I’m Proud.”

By Contributing Writer Jacquie Parish To be a black woman to me means you’re confident in the skin you were born in and never feel like you’re not capable of the same opportunities as someone else. Not to ever second guess yourself, and to never let yourself wish your melanin away! Even though history and society have always worked against us in many ways, it’s … Continue reading Beauty and Lifestyle-“Me, A Black Woman! I’m Proud.”

Dorothy Height

Height spent decades working for racial equality and women’s rights, and her work often centered the ways in which racism and sexism were inextricably linked struggles for black women. As one of the organizers of the 1963 March on Washington, where King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Height was the only woman seated on the speaker’s platform. But, as Height told NPR in 2003, the male-dominated planning … Continue reading Dorothy Height