I don't know how I missed this last month, but I'm so glad to hear about this historic caucus. It definitely touched my heart and soul to see my Soror, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, formed part of this historical coalition. In the wake of Amy Joyner-Francis' death, we need a caucus to protect our girls … Continue reading #SheWoke: Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls
Yesterday, I was saddened to learn about the police-involved shooting of a black male youth in Baltimore. On the one-year anniversary of the Freddie Gray riots, I was concerned that this shooting could create another uprising. Thankfully, my former home remained calm. The youth was brandishing a BB gun, which unfortunately looked like a real … Continue reading Demand A Plan To End Toy Gun Violence
It's ok Mary Pat, I roll my eyes every time Donald Trump speaks too. 🙄
A Philadelphia trailblazer has passed today. Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Willie Williams died at the age of 72. He was the first African-American police commissioner in the city's history, and later was the first African-American to lead Los Angeles' Police Department.
Ted Cruz announces Carly Fiorina as his running mate. This election has been better than some scripted dramas.
Repost from Phat Girl Fresh: Guess what ladies, the world doesn't end because you have haters and naysayers. You will never be everyone's cup of tea and the truth is, this shouldn't bother you if you aren't offering them a sip! #phatgirlfresh #ijs #curvyconfidence #goldenconfidence #fatgirlsbewinning #phatgirlbouteeque #phatgirlgear
Why are you concerned about Hillary Clinton's clothes? She could be the first female president, and you are more concerned about when she will wear a dress. Sometimes, we are our greatest enemies. Why defend ourselves against conservative misogynists if we are going to continue to make comments like this? If you're not going to … Continue reading Dresses…Really?
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."—Walt Disney
Sydney April 2013 – March 2016 (7 photos) “Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” … Dorothy Day, Journalist/Social Activist. via Food for thought — Etcetera Etcetera Etcetera
Still praying for the family and friends of Amy Joyner #SayHerName #AmyJoyner #RIPAmy