Wednesday, January 31, 2024


Navigating Today’s Educational Landscape: Finding the Right School for Your Black Child.

January 3, 2024 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, TS, Weekly Columns

Many schools in predominantly Black communities suffer from underfunding and lack of resources, which hinders the quality of education provided. Engage with local policymakers and school boards to advocate for equitable funding and improved infrastructure.

Choosing the Right School for Your Child: A Guide for Black Mothers.

September 27, 2023 by  
Filed under Education, Motherhood, News, Opinion, TS, Weekly Columns

Ultimately, the best school for your child is one where they feel safe, supported, and inspired to learn. Regardless of the type of school you choose, remember that your involvement and advocacy as a parent are crucial to your child’s success. Stay engaged in your child’s education, build strong relationships with teachers and administrators, and advocate for the resources and support your child needs to thrive. With your guidance and support, your child can receive an excellent education and achieve their fullest potential.

Empowering Black Women through Self-Defense: Embracing Strength, Resilience, and Personal Safety.

Self-defense training holds tremendous potential for empowering black women. By building confidence, enhancing situational awareness, fostering physical fitness, cultivating self-discipline, and creating a supportive community, self-defense equips black women with the tools they need to navigate the world with increased personal safety and empowerment. Through self-defense, black women can celebrate their strength, resilience, and agency, embodying the legacy of their ancestors who have overcome countless challenges. Let us continue to champion and support black women in their journey towards personal safety, empowerment, and self-determination.

Black Teenage Girls and the Impact of Social Media.

Balancing Screen Time and Mental Health: Excessive screen time and constant exposure to social media can take a toll on the mental health of black teenage girls. It is important to encourage them to find a healthy balance by setting limits on screen time, engaging in offline activities, and practicing self-care. Promoting open conversations about mental health, fostering resilience, and providing support networks can help them navigate the challenges of social media. Encouraging them to curate their social media feeds, following accounts that inspire and uplift, and unfollowing those that trigger negative emotions can also contribute to a healthier online experience.

Personal Development Tips for the Teenage Sista.

Personal development is an empowering journey that allows black teenage girls to cultivate their unique potential, embrace their cultural heritage, and nurture their overall well-being. By cultivating self-awareness, building supportive networks, prioritizing self-care, and pursuing their passions, they embark on a path of growth, resilience, and self-discovery. With these hopeful and practical tips, let us encourage and uplift black teenage girls, providing them with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of life and emerge as confident, compassionate, and empowered individuals.

Empowering Black Girls and Young Women.

In a society where black girls and young black women face unique challenges, the power of social-emotional learning and mentorship cannot be overstated. By integrating SEL into educational systems, fostering mentorship relationships, and providing support networks, we can uplift and empower these remarkable individuals. Through SEL and mentorship, black girls and young black women can develop essential skills, nurture their cultural identity, build supportive networks, and become confident leaders who make a positive impact in their communities and beyond. Together, let us embrace their potential and ensure that they have the support they need to thrive in today’s society.

8 Essential Tips to Survive Nurse Practitioner School.

March 13, 2023 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Nurse practitioners are practically filling the gaps in the healthcare workforce requirements where there is a dearth of qualified doctors. They tend to a lot of patient care needs that can be managed without extensive procedures or a medical expert’s opinion. 

Anyone who wants to prepare for courses for nurse practitioner will benefit from the overall career prospects that an NP qualification garners. An NP focuses on managing a patient’s health problems through treatment of the illness and injuries. They also assist in injury and disease prevention. 

Music is a Part of New Orleans.

June 21, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

New Orleans is not the city you moved from with a bit of extra fun. It is its own space with a unique culture and Spirit…if it changed in this aspect, it would no longer be New Orleans and that is simply unacceptable.

Children Should Attention Current Events.

This is where you teach the difference between entertainment and opinion sources, verses reputable news sources, and why this matters. You are able to impart wisdom and explain various nuances that they won’t get in a classroom.

The Consequence of Study is Knowing.

April 27, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

It is important to know the next generation is watching when the scholar is shunned, and they may choose a different path to avoid said outcome. They won’t care if knowledge is power…they won’t be willing to pay the price of being what appears to be a villain within their own family.

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