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Channeling Your Power of Conduction – A Reflection on “The Water Dancer”

I recently finished reading “The Water Dancer,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ debut novel. This novel was chosen for Oprah’s Book Club, and Ms. Winfrey herself described the story as powerful.  Although it took some time for me to take in and digest this novel, I can confidently say that I’m glad I took my time with this book. A gripping masterpiece like…

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10 Songs From my “Boss Mom” Playlist

Everyone has a playlist that gets them going on the way to work. As a working mom, I use these songs as motivation to crush my day and grind hard for my family. I’ve included my favorite lines from these songs, personal mantras if you will. Feel free to share! 1. Money – Cardi B “I got a baby, I…

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Changing the Black Girl Narrative : Education

I chose to make the first installment of this blog series about changing the Black girl narrative when it comes to education. With the current political and social climate in our country, it’s essential that we begin taking the initiative to change the narrative of future Black girls everywhere from an early age; where these narratives often start. It is…

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Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” – A Refreshingly Real Conversation

At just a little over two months since hitting the shelves, our Forever First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming” is nothing short of iconic and unarguably an instant classic. With over 3.8 million copies sold and a book tour with ticket prices that could rival the “On the Run II Tour,” this must-have is 2018’s best selling book. I would…

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Kim Zolciak-Biermann- The New Face of Blind Racism

Last night, the RHOA season 10 reunion had social media abuzz. If you keep up with the show, throughout the season there’s been tension surrounding comments made by Kim Zolciak-Biermann and her eldest daughter Brielle Biermann. After attending an event at Nene Leakes’ home last year, a video surfaced on social media of Brielle in Nene’s bathroom, filming some bugs…

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