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Black Power Heals: Rosa Parks

The "Black Power Heals" series exploring how our Southern Black freedom fighters from both past and present found peace and joy. You can click here to read more about how Black Southern women incorporated self-care techniques like yoga and meditation into their activism.  Also, take a minute to check out and join the [...]

By |2021-03-23T07:21:00-05:00March 9, 2021|Blackness, Race, Story|

Black Power Heals: Southern self-care is activism

Southern activists have shown how self-care is activism throughout out our nation’s history. Their autobiographies, family memories, poetry and prose detail how Black women found self-care as an act of liberation. Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, professor and director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State [...]

By |2021-03-17T09:13:57-05:00March 9, 2021|Blackness, Life & Culture, Race, Story|

Black Joy: Girl Scouts patch up a hole in the telling of Black history

When your school lacks Black history, give us…..Girl Scout cookies? Not exactly, but y’all should really support Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama because one of the nonprofit’s alumnae created a patch honoring Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Carol Denise McNair – Birmingham’s four little girls who were [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:01:57-06:00February 12, 2021|Blackness, Life & Culture, Story|

The Black joy in Black History Month

Happy “Move, I’m Black” month, y’all!   While our melanin magic shines year-round, it’s that time of the year when we flex our Blackness extra hard while honoring our ancestors, celebrities, past and present movement workers and current history makers.   I particularly loved this story from Black With No Chaser, a Black-centered multimedia website, about [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:02:07-06:00February 5, 2021|Blackness, Life & Culture, Race, Story|

The inauguration of Black Joy

Biden who?   Oh, that’s right. President Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday, but the parade of Black magic stole the show historically, fashionably, poetically. Alla that!   It spilled into our homes as Black and brown women slipped on their pearls and Chucks to watch the inauguration with their daughters. And I am banking on a theory those Bernie memes got their start [...]

By |2021-01-22T16:12:29-06:00January 22, 2021|Story, Uncategorized|
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