The Black Female Gaze Explained

By Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga The gaze has been known as a way of understanding how the look (knowledge, opinions, beliefs, etc.) of the other affects the individual and how this look or response influences the receiver. I am wondering why Black women expressing their feelings and challenging the status quo are often viewed as aggressive rather than progressive. This response could Read More …

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7 Tips For Black Women to Live a Happier Life

  By Tinisha Johnson In this day and age when the world is changing, technology is advancing, and years have passed by in a blink of an eye, Black women may wonder about the future and how it will directly impact them. Today’s Black women are beginning to realize that change in the world, and they want a positive piece Read More …

Ask A Black Girl: Why aren’t more Black women killing themselves?

WHY ARE BLACK WOMEN’S SUICIDE RATES SO LOW? Yes, this is a real question I found in an online discussion. I swear, it’s like people want us to die or they are curious as to why we want to or must go on in a world that hates us. But, why ask why we want to live? Shouldn’t we all Read More …

I Was Born With A Broken Heart

I Was Born With A Broken Heart I often wonder what my life would be like or what type of person I would of become had I grown up with my father in my life. I didn’t learn who my dad was until a few years ago thanks to a DNA test. For that I am thankful, but growing up Read More …

Popular Inspirational Sayings That Are Dead Wrong

– Dreams don’t have an expiration date. They don’t? I’d say they definitely do get rotten, tho. If you don’t work towards your dream, it dies, and so does a little part of you! – Good things come to those who wait. Really? I don’t thinks so. No one ever had good things come to them just by sitting on Read More …

Black History Month Spotlight: Deborah L. Parker

Name and Title: Deborah L. Parker, Author, Speaker and Principal Consultant, The DPJ Training Group What do you do and why? I conduct seminars on leadership, diversity and communications for organizations to enhance their employee’s knowledge and performance. This work allows me to share my gifts of teaching with insight from everyday situations at work and community. I also write Read More …