Finding my Power as a Black Feminist

For a very long time I was hiding. I was stuck in this stereotypical cavern that society had tried to place upon me, telling me that I should be quiet about my pain or silent about my beliefs. I allowed abuse, I allowed maltreatment, I became a full participator in the destruction of my templeContinue reading “Finding my Power as a Black Feminist”

Raising the Little Women of the World

I am a child care center director. I have been working in this field for almost 12 years, and I have moved my way up the ladder into leadership. While being a care provider often is, in the world’s eyes, a ‘woman’s job,’ the for-profit industry is predominantly run and invested in by men. We,Continue reading “Raising the Little Women of the World”

Building a Better Mousetrap

I love startups… I love everything about them – from the eccentric dreamers willing to gamble, to the emotionally charged conversations that come from an 11th hour pivot. They are chaotic and crude, often starting in a garage or a dorm room, operating out of a coffee shop, and digging up resources from anyone whoContinue reading “Building a Better Mousetrap”

Redefining Feminism

The Feminism movement is imperative because it is one belief that feeds into creating the overarching culture of our country. Feminism means fighting for equality, fighting to erase the stereotypes associated with gender. Feminism means taking the pressure off of women who feel the weight of the world to be everything to everyone. Feminism fightsContinue reading “Redefining Feminism”

Discovering My Feminine Power through Entrepreneurship

I was the first born of 4 children and 4th generation female first born on my mother’s side of the family. My Mom (mi Mami) always worked full-time in the medical field and loved it. She never apologized for making money for herself and her family and I adored her for that as a childContinue reading “Discovering My Feminine Power through Entrepreneurship”

Honoring History, Authoring Feminism

Hopefully only a graduate student can say that Moynihan has come up a lot this week. Because of personal interests, classroom pontifications, and reading assignments, I have been confronted with the image of black women featured in Patrick Moynihan’s now infamous report at least a half dozen times this week. Plus there was one directContinue reading “Honoring History, Authoring Feminism”