My First Political Event Gave Me Hope

It was at 5 p.m. on Sept. 19 that I realized that I was about to attend my first official political event. Now I’ve been voting since I turned 18 but mostly based on whoever my mom would have voted for since she actually kept up with that stuff. My only real personal experience in … Continue reading My First Political Event Gave Me Hope

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Six Little Letters With An Incredible Impact

Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash H.E.R. Crisis Guest Blogger: J'Chanelle Defeat. Six letters that carry such a strong, impactful meaning. It’s a word we hear quite often, but never truly understand its magnitude until it stops us dead in our tracks. That’s what happened to me today. I was stopped dead in my tracks. I was thrown … Continue reading Six Little Letters With An Incredible Impact

If you have no energy, what can you really give to the World? #midweekmotivation

What happens when you fill up a beaten box or touch a weathered flower? How far can you walk in worn down soles or how much can you carry with weary arms? These questions are pertinent to understanding when it's time to refresh and reflect. I've run into this very moment, where I'm giving my all … Continue reading If you have no energy, what can you really give to the World? #midweekmotivation

TEST FOR YOUR TEMPLE: NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

Did you know that Feb. 7 was National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day #NBHADD? Well, I didn’t until David Johns, the former executive director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and now executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, went on The Breakfast Club to speak to the day. Then he … Continue reading TEST FOR YOUR TEMPLE: NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY