There Was Definitely A Little BWE In Obama's CBC Speech

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CBC Week wraps up its annual (I don’t know what to call it as I don’t know what the parameters to critique it are anymore) week-long event after a fancy dinner/dance and speech from POTUS.  A political speech is always a political speech, however some truths can apply. Mr. Obama referenced his focus […]

If Some Of Our Elders Wish To Speak Again We Are Ready To Listen

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As a Black Women Empowerment (BWE) messenger who is uncompromising in the message I am very grateful for some of the historical contributions from those that came before us, who tried to warn us about the conditions and state of black womanhood.

We have paid it forward and thanks to prolific […]

We Need To Honor Dorothy Height With More Than Just Words

Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Dorothy Height can finally rest as she moves on to glory. She has duly been credited for her participation in establishing that legislation but she has also been a fierce advocate for women and children. As the Chair of the National Council of Negro Womenn  and after sitting on the […]

Let's Not Forget The Black Women Who Defined The Civil Rights Movement

I am reworking a previous essay from Aug 2009 in honor of MLK Day. While we want to honor Martin let’s not forget about Coretta! She like many women were the backbone that provided all the support that made it possible. Today, like every other day should be Black Woman’s Freedom Day in […]