Category Archives: Empowerment

Michelle Obama Speaks at Simmons College Leadership Conference in Boston, MA

ICYMI, through all; the NOISE & FAKE NEWS Michelle Obama is the reassuring voice we all need right now pic.twitter.com/NJIR8ArT9H — NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 7, 2018

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Wednesday Open Thread | Positive News From The Obama Foundation

FYI: Minority-Led Firms Will Build Obama Library Author: Dorothy Tucker January 6, 2018 10:56 AM (CBS) — In a move that promises to challenge and change Chicago’s construction landscape, the Obama Foundation has announced who will build its presidential library. … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Economics, Empowerment, Michelle Obama, Open Thread, Politics, President Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 82 Comments

Thursday Open Thread |

ICYMI! Carla Hayden Sworn In as 14th Librarian of Congress Hello @Twitter! I am Carla Hayden, the 14th #LibrarianOfCongress. Let's explore @LibraryCongress together. pic.twitter.com/2alouL2MXk — Carla Hayden (@LibnOfCongress) September 14, 2016

Posted in African Americans, Current Events, Education, Empowerment, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , | 42 Comments

First Lady Michelle Obama FULL Interview At Howard University

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Women In Medicine

“Black Women in Medicine” Doc To Hit Theaters On Aug. 26 Source: Coming to theaters in New York (August 26 through September 1) and Los Angeles (September 2 through 8) is “Black Women in Medicine,” the first documentary to explore … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Education, Empowerment, Health, Health & Nutrition, Inspiration, Movies, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , | 64 Comments

Would YOU Want to be Treated Like Blacks?

Jane Elliot confronting white folks HEAD ON. Because they are the folks that need to do this”

Posted in Birtherism, Black Codes, Black Voter Suppression, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, Hate Crime, Income Inequality, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Lynching, Murder, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slave Auctions, Slave Breeding in America, Slavery, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights Act, White Supremacy | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

First Lady Michelle Obama, First Daughters Malia & Sasha In Morocco

Check out the end of the clip- What was Meryl talking about? Hmmm, FLOTUS obviously had “heard all about it.” I’d love to get the video of the complete session above. If anyone finds it, please drop it in comments … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Education, Empowerment, First Daughters, FLOTUS, Good News!, Human Rights, Malia Obama, Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments