We’ve been defined by the standards of others for far too long. It’s time to reclaim our narrative. Imagine dreaming to become a ballet dancer, but realizing it’s an impossible option because your butt or hips are “too big.” What if you were told your hair is “too coarse and thick”, your skin color is … Read More

The little family was safe, as they laid in a wide, comfortable bed as soft music played under dimmed lights at the birthing center! Just before midnight on a cold New Jersey evening in January, Jamira Eaddy-Onque pushed out her baby girl into the hands of a midwife. The midwife set the baby on the … Read More

At the end of 2020, the CDC revealed that 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States. This was “the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period.” Likely trauma and depression from “The COVID-19 pandemic has sharply exacerbated the overdose crisis …” according to Dr. Ayana Jordan at Yale University. Although the … Read More

Give your Shero a virtual hug. Give her a shout-out to let her know how much she matters. We cannot imagine how important that hug may mean. We are shouting to the rooftop that Renee Mahaffey Harris is a 2021 MLK Humanitarian recipient!  Speak your truth in Love. It is the truth that will set … Read More