Dr. V Brooks Dunbar: Making Black History as the Confidence Commander

Dr. V Brooks Dunbar, The Confidence Commander Making Diva Decisions How will I make Black History in 2018? Sadly, I needed to hire a brand coach to help me map out my destiny, life-purpose, and personal mission while I’m still able to do it and in-the-moment. Meaning, while not living in the past or the future, but for now and Read More …

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Vernetta R. Freeney: Making Black History Teaching Bloggers How to Make Money

Vernetta R. Freeney aka The Truth Confidant™ is an award-winning Blogger, Speaker and Podcaster. Blogging Is An Industry I’m making Black history by running the nation’s only dues-based membership blog association for African American online content creators. I saw a need in a space that often silences and profits off of African American voices. The need was a collective. It’s Read More …

Aniesia Williams: Making History by Highlighting Black Women in Advertising & Marketing

Aniesia Williams is the Director of Content at Barkley, a creative agency in Kansas City, MO. The voices of Black women often get lost Black History is everyone’s history—worldwide. It’s always important to honor how Blacks have contributed to such significant events, inventions and social changes for Black culture and for all cultures. We must never forget that as a Read More …

Delanie West: Making Black History at BeSuperCreative.com

Be an Inspiration We can do so much to create moments that make history, and those efforts don’t have to be huge or monumental. Small acts and contributions can and will have impact. This is what I think of when I wake up and go to bed at night, “Did I impact someone in a positive way today? I have Read More …

Michelle Ngome: Making Black History with Marketing Company – Line 25 Consulting

Pursue Your Creative Interests As a Cameroonian-American my efforts to make Black history in 2018 include sharing my story and broadening my reach. For the longest I would second guess myself and think that I cannot be the only person thinking like this.   I realize the more I share my personal and professional wins and struggles in life’s journey Read More …

Rissi Palmer: Musician Making Black History at WeAreSeeds.net

Rissi Palmer made music history in 2007 with the release of her Top 40 debut single, “Country Girl,” becoming the first African-American female to chart a country song since 1987. We are becoming complacent with being ignorant Outside of being a musician, I am a parent and a teacher and one of my main focuses is  making sure that we Read More …

Tephra Miriam: Making Black History with Sci-fi novel – Escape to Clown Town

As I view the world today through the eyes of a Black woman, I see a need for change. There are still too few Black women that are making it into places of power and influence in this country; we need them desperately. There are still too many Black women that are suffering in this country and this has to Read More …

Merci McKinley: Making Black History with #MeToo Anthem – Silent For Too Long

Lawd Have Merci on Langston Hughes and Viola Davis I recognize that Black history is a constant journey of strength, resilience, and breaking down barriers. As a little girl, I was enthralled with expressing myself creatively. I distinctly remember the emotion I felt, as I read the literary works of poet and social activist Langston Hughes. His poem entitled “Harlem” Read More …

Neena Speer: Making Black History with the Step 1-2-3 Mentor Initiative

Neena Speer Was Born To Be A CEO From an early age my mother always told me, “You’re going to be a CEO!”  I didn’t quite understand until she was invited to be a Pre-Law Diversity Talks™ Speaker at the 2015 National Diversity Pre-Law Conference held in Washington, D.C.   While speaking on “The Importance of Diversity in Leadership Development,” Read More …

Nicole Lawrence: Queer Black Woman Making History at iamnovictim.org

Be Yourself – Make History I’m making Black history in 2018 by being myself. As cliche as that may sound, it is my act of defiance. In our current sociopolitical climate, people of color (especially Black folk) are treated as if we have no rights or place in a land we’ve built. To be myself is to go against all Read More …

Crystal “Kirei” Turner: Making Black History with open mic series – These Words Live

Meet Poet/Spoken Word Artist Crystal “Kirei” Turner Creating Black History thru Art, Activism, and Entrepreneurship In 2018, I am continuing to make Black History through art and activism. Bringing awareness to the issues that Black women face, creating and maintaining spaces where we are able to speak freely and openly, about our truth. Making history is about leaving an impact, Read More …