BEyond MLK Day- LIVE the Dream

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The 2023 theme for MLK Day was “Together, We Can Be THE Dream” and I wholeheartedly agree and want all of us to feel empowered to do the same, so here are some ideas...

Black Lives Matter Month – Don’t Make it Weird

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Black Lives Matter Month…sheesh, what a challenging topic for me at times. I shared my experience with a new high school graduate in my last blog and all the excitement. I didn't share the...

3 Ways To Celebrate MLK With Children

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When my oldest daughter, Adrielle, was in the second grade, she came home from school and told me that two schoolmates refused to play with her. “They said they are better than me because...

Books, Podcasts & More To Share With Your Kids This Black History Month

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February is Black History Month. If you’re anything like me, you want to talk to your kids about our nation’s history, even when it means talking about the parts of it we’re not so...

Do You Know the Origin of Black History Month?

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Every February, we as a nation celebrate Black History Month. Like clockwork every year, the month is dedicated to the celebrating the accomplishments of African Americans and those of African descent. For many of...

Why it’s Important to Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

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This year marks the 9th annual celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week, with the theme being, The Big Pause: Collective Rest and Power. As a Black mom who struggled to breastfeed all three of her babies,...

Juneteenth Events in Austin

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Hey there, Austin Moms! The month of June is heavy on the reasons to celebrate. Who's ready for BBQs and pool parties? I'm here to talk about Juneteenth and all the fun events around...

Black Owned Businesses to Support in Austin

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February is Black History Month. If you’re anything like me, you want to talk to your kids about our nation’s history, even when it means talking about the parts of it we’re not so...

Black Owned Businesses to Support in Austin

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One simple way that we can help the current fight for equality is by supporting the black-owned businesses in our community. They need us more than ever. In times like this, especially in times like...

Juneteenth and How You Can Celebrate

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So What IS Juneteenth about? “Freedom Day” – The Emancipation from Slavery for African-Americans in Texas. Being a true Texas girl, I’ve celebrated this holiday with my family and our church and local communities my...