Posts filed under: Black History

How to Explain All Things Juneteenth to Karen, Becky, Amy and Friends…

To all the Karen’s, Becky’s, and Amy’s Out There….This is for You! Dear Karen et al., I know you’re accustomed to convenience and instant gratification, so I’ll make this one... Read More

Furthering the Conversation: How to be Anti-Racist

The last few months have added more black bodies at the hands of white vigilantes and police officers to an ever-growing list of violence against fellow Americans and the police... Read More

Marking Their Future with Black History: Growth from what they KNOW

Black History Month is almost over. Although it’s the shortest month, we jam-pack as much learning and melanin magic as we can in these precious 28-29 days. I’ve always enjoyed... Read More

I am not my Hair, or am I?

In 2011 when I went natural….for the 1st time (yes, there’s levels to this) I did it for health reasons. I found out I was pregnant so I eliminated the... Read More

Black Girl Magic Personified

Every day, we go through life’s daily tasks without even thinking. Some of the things we do could really be done in our sleep. Why? Because in this day and... Read More

They’ll Mention How We Were Slaves but Forget We Were Also Kings.

The topic of slavery, the elephant in the room no one wants to talk about. With my son only being two years old, it’s safe to say I have a... Read More

Finger-Licking Fried Chicken

There’s nothing like crispy, juicy, fresh outta the grease fried chicken (Disclaimer, although tasty – anything fresh out of hot oil is well…hot. So proceed with caution and don’t burn... Read More

20 Important Lessons to Teach Our Kids About Black History Month

This blog was originally posted on mom.com. 1/21 Photo by Twenty20 From the past we shape our future Ever wonder why Black History Month is in February? In 1926, historian... Read More
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