I want to get it down on paper before I change my mind. I want to set some health goals for the year. I think if I write them down I will be able to focus better. There is few things health wise that I would like to see change and the sooner the better. … More Goals 2017: Better Health
For everyone who is excited by the replacement of Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, the United States Mint has unveiled a special commemorative coin. With her toga and braids, Lady Liberty – for the first time – is depicted as a black woman. This is the introduction to a series that […] … More The Optical Illusion of Inclusion
What? Trump Met with Who?
Why is Trump putting together a grand scheme for African Americans?
I have read several stories about POTUS Trump meeting with Black celebrities and businessmen recently. This current activity in the urban sector has me curious to what is up to his sleeves. … More 8 People We Should Get to Know
Donald Trump addressed the African American voters with the words, “What do you have to lose,” and a good friend of mine almost lost her cool; she had a few words for him that I cannot repeat and she had every right to be angry. She is African American, and she can see the ugly … More What do we have to loose?
Each year millions of people set New Year’s resolutions to improve something about themselves. Many obvious choices are weight loss, stop smoking, and social media detox. I don’t know how many people actually set a time frame or obtainable goal when making resolutions, then stick with it. This is another story like that.
This time will be different, I promised myself. I want some to hold me to that promise! I’m just kidding, I should hold myself more accountable. I will strive to be among the many success stories. I plan to log my journey so I and others can see my progress, … More New Year’s Fired Up
New York City’s reputation for growth and emphasis on new, bigger, and better has often resulted in the loss of historical architecture. Similarly, the passage of time has obscured significant aspects of the city’s diverse social history. The city’s growth occasionally serves the opposite function, however: it unearths previously forgotten and hidden parts of the […] … More Finding African American History
Your hair type and how it affects your goals. Not all hair is the same! Know your curl type, porosity level, and current health of your hair. You can’t get the right routine if you don’t know what’s missing.
How to choose hair products that work for your type and texture. Learning what texture and type of curl pattern you have (you may have mixed types) are very important. Knowing this information in advance helps you … More Goals: Great Hair 2017
Caroline Stewart MSN, RN Hello everyone, this is my 1st official blog post. I thought this topic would be a great for discussion because it’s so controversial. Before I dive into it, just a little information about myself, I have been a psychiatric nurse for almost 5 years. … More African Americans and Mental Health
OMG! I am so excited to become more independent doing what I love, making people feel better about themselves. I have butterflies just thinking about the good I can do in my community. … More A start, to new beginings