Category Archives: Empowerment

Open Thread | Let’s Get Back to That Body Autonomy “Thing”

No, we are not letting go of body autonomy. It’s not a small thing. We will not get past it. NBC First Read: "Abortion rights support remains a major challenge for the GOP, poll finds … 64% of Americans [believe] … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The NAACP Image Awards

Appreciate them because they recognize some of those who are overlooked by other award shows. Black award shows are mental wellness boosts! I swear it’s nothing short of uplifting and motivating to see Black Excellence celebrated and honored. #BHM @naacpimageaward … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Black Men in NYC….Go Heal Thyself

FYI🙏🏿🙏🏿 Men in NYC–begin the journey of healing. Here’s the link to the website! — Olayemi Olurin (@msolurin) February 14, 2023

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Open Thread | Thank You, Madam Speaker…..for Everything…

For every bill that you fought for… For knowing how to count votes and drag legislation over the finish line… For every fight you won… For the healthcare that 20 million more Americans enjoy…. For being on the side of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is A Positive Change

I do believe the larger conversation that we have on mental health today is positive. We must continue to remove the stigma. This isn’t true. First, you have to recognize the language older generations used to talk about MH. “The … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread – A Tribute to the G.O.A.T. – Serena Williams

I remember reading about the Williams Sisters in Sports Illustrated, when Richard Williams was being vilified for his stance about not letting his daughters play in all those Junior tournaments… Who did this Negro think he was? They made such … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread | RIP, Lamont Dozier

I thought that we would take this weekend to remember Lamont Dozier, who passed away this week at the age of 81. Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81 By Brian Murphy August 9, 2022 at … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Wakanda Forever

I am a movie fanatic. Have been ever since I was a kid. There are two things that I miss most because of this pandemic. Going to the movies is one of them. I have held strong, but I might … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

The Vice-President spoke at the BOULE of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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