Two Girls Meet At A Track Meet & Find Out They're... →
After all these years, Prince still makes me...
I was working part-time at the Five and Dime..
This song makes me think of summer crushes…...
Baby baby baby when I look at you, I get a warm...
This is the moment I fell in love with Kanye
Been thinking about a lot Fela Kuti these days....
Closer by Corinne Bailey Rae →
Always sets the mood
"FOR #CLAIR" + by @QUEENGODIS + #ClairHuxtable... →
For #Clair is pure dopeness
Little black girls were never taken seriously in books, they were always...– Toni Morrison (Emperor of Realness)
Sowing Seeds: DAY #13: bell hooks - author,... →
sowleadership: Born: September 25, 1952 Trait to Admire: REVOLUTIONARY BIO & LEGACY: bell hooks (born Gloria Jean Watkins) is an African-American author, feminist, and social activist. Her writing has focused on the interconnectivity of race, class, and gender and their ability to produce and…
sowleadership: DAY #12: URSULA BURNS, FROM INTERN TO CEO OF XEROX Born: September 20, 1958 Trait to Admire: FEARLESSNESS Cause of Choice: Change the Equation Early Career Ambitions: Mathematician or Scientist First Job: Cashier at Woolworth’s Three Words to Describe Herself: Fearless, passionate, and fast BIO & LEGACY: “I’m a Black lady from the Lower East Side of New York. Not a lot...
Sowing Seeds: Day 11: Henrietta Lacks, The Most... →
sowleadership: Day #11: HENRIETTA LACKS, MOTHER OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH Lived: August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951 ~ Baltimore, Maryland Trait to admire: IMPACT Bio and Legacy: This story is about the intersection of science, ethics, class and race, i.e. “Medical Apartheid.” One of the obstacles…
Sowing Seeds: DAY #7: IDA B. WELLS, ANTI-LYNCHING... →
sowleadership: DAY #7: IDA B. WELLS, ANTI-LYNCHING CRUSADER, SUFFERAGIST, WOMAN’S ADVOCATE, SPEAKER Lived: July 16, 1862~ March 25, 1931 TRAIT TO ADMIRE: OUTSPOKEN Quote: “Somebody must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it appears it has fallen on me to do…
Day #8 Dr. Wangari Maathai, Scientist,... →
sowleadership: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.” Day #8 Dr. Wangari Maathai, Scientist, Environmentalist, Educator, First African Woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize(2004), advocate for social justice, parlimentarian Lived: 1 April 1940 ~ 25 September 2011