Dear Dionna, You are beautiful. I know you hate yourself right now and think you are not worthy but that is not true. If you only knew what I know now you wouldn't want to take your own life. You wouldn't want to end it all right now. Your life hasn't even started yet. That … Continue reading Let's Talk: "A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self"
Black fathers we need you. Black fathers we need you. Black fathers we need you. I can say this statement a thousand times and some people will still not understand the importance of it. There is a misconception and narrative being told that black fathers are not in their children's lives. Now, we know that … Continue reading A Father's Love: The Narrative And Perception of Black Fathers!
As mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, business owners....the list can go on we tend to put other peoples needs and wants before our own. We don't take the time to check on our mental state and make sure we are good before anything else. WE CAN NOT TAKE CARE OF ANYBODY ELSE UNLESS WE TAKE CARE … Continue reading Taking Care Of YOUR Mental State
The power that is in a persons name is undeniable. Your name should tell who you are as a person before anyone can even ask you,"Who are you?"They should be able to get an idea of who you are just because of how powerful your name is. That is why i chose to change my … Continue reading The POWER In A Name: Why I Chose Nia Kamau
"Sometimes following your heart means losing your mind" That statement alone should tell you that this blog post is going to challenge the very way you think. Its going to change it completely. Alot of people think you are suppose listen to your heart but your mind is your logic and you should listen to … Continue reading Following Your Heart: Using Maulana Karenga's Interpretation of The Heart & Mind
In Amerikkka (pay attention to the spelling) today we have a illusion of being free. We think because we are living in "The Land of the Free" that all Americans are free. When it is a proven fact that African-Americans, Blacks or people of African decent (whichever one you identity with) are NOT FREE. We … Continue reading The Illusion of Freedom
This week's blog is different from the other blogs we have done throughout the week. I received an DM on Instagram that on first glance i thought was spam or a joke. After reading it, doing some research on the person and answering the DM for a response, I realized that this DM was very … Continue reading What Will I Do Now?: The Story Of Jermaine Tolbert
Self care is very important. Most people have a habit of taking care of others and never taking care of themselves. We must get rid of this bad habit. We can not be there for other people, and take care of them when we do not take care of ourselves first. We can not give … Continue reading Self Care: Finding Time To Protect Your Spirit
Mental Illness isn't the easiest thing to talk about. Most people keep their thoughts to themselves, or end up hurting themselves because they don't feel they can survive the circumstances. 8.6 million adults have suicidal thoughts and most people don't know that. I defiantly didn't know that. And I am one of those adults. Having … Continue reading Mental Illness: Suicidal Thoughts