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February 2016

Black History Month

Black History Month

GENERATIONS BEFORE ME SET THE STAGE FOR MY FUTURE I hope that I learned enough from my Heritage to be thankful for the “Lessons and Blessing” That my history has provided for me. ”Giving thanks is one course from which we never graduate” by. Valerie Anders [...]


Dreams Deferred

Dreams Deferred

When Spirit beckons us to continue our journey in human form, we carefully choose our earthly bodies and begin our most important work.  The Creator gives each of us a definite, distinct plan exclusively designed for our eyes only.  Throughout our life, we periodically catch glimpses of this divin [...]


Celebrating Black Inventors

Celebrating Black Inventors

In Celebration of Black History Month, let us look at what I consider some of the best inventions created by people of African descent.  Hair Straightening Cream– Invented by Garrett Morgan.  I know the pressing comb was great, but as a woman with a challenging hair texture, the straightenin [...]


Blazing the Trails for Policewomen and Beyond

Blazing the Trails for Policewomen and Beyond

With Black History Month underway, here’s a historical moment that shouldn’t be overlooked: January marked the 100 year anniversary of Grace Wilson passing the exam to become a Chicago Police Officer, possibly the first African American woman in America. In 1916, Wilson, along with Gertr [...]


Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, who was referred to as “the first lady of civil rights” or “mother of the freedom movement” was an activist icon mainly known for her refusal to surrender her seat to a Caucasian passenger. Looking back on the courageous stand she took during one of the most di [...]


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