She Speaks Wellness: Reclaimed Sisterhood

Eight African American Women clergy and leaders gathered for the She Speaks Hope Retreat at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and were greeted by Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer, the first African American Woman Dean in the history of the seminary. I am amazed because we were the first African American women’s group. This Spirit-led retreat demonstrated powerful moments of sisterhood.  As women leaders, where do … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness: Reclaimed Sisterhood

More Than A Culture

by Jacquie Johnson, founder of Jacquie ooh The importance of Black people and our communities cannot be underestimated, due to our numerous contributions to our current society; from beauty to entertainment, to business, to leadership, and even politics. We can see Black excellence all around us. We do believe that all communities can learn from each other, however, the strength and generational bond that is … Continue reading More Than A Culture

February Issue: Jasmine Paul: Generational Wealth Starts With You

Ujima Magazine’s February issue is about legacy and generational wealth. We are celebrating Black History month as well. What are we teaching our next generation about how to save and invest for your future and your children’s future. Leaving a legacy does not always mean monetary and our feature, Jasmine Paul, discusses how she teaches our future generation about budgeting and understanding money. Jasmine Paul … Continue reading February Issue: Jasmine Paul: Generational Wealth Starts With You

Mental Health Is Not A Joke

January Issue Damita Miller-Shanklin Our mental health is something we need to all take seriously. My own journey with mental health at times has been a struggle. The recent death of DJ Stephen tWitch Boss last week really bothered me. I had no connection but the outcome of his life based on alleged mental health issues, I realized there are many of us in pain.  … Continue reading Mental Health Is Not A Joke

How About a Mind Detox?

Source: By: Laura Sugden We all get a lot of information in our heads. Our brains work overtime trying to keep our thoughtsclear. It has to remember everything from names, birthdays, and more serious things like when areschool holidays or your next doctor appointment. Have you thought about doing a mind detox? Thisis how you do it. Here are five, simple, mindful activities to … Continue reading How About a Mind Detox?