Tag: Black History Month

Brown Skin Girls, Backs Against the World: My Thoughts This Black...

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As I sat down to write this piece, an inspirational song began to play from a favorite playlist in Apple Music. As the chorus...

5 Things Every Austinite Should Know About Black History

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As this month comes to a close, it’s a great time to remember Black History is so much more than 28 days or one...

512: A Racial History Essay Of Austin

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Did you know that in late 2013, the area code 737 was introduced to the Austin area and that is when people had to...

This Momma Says: Black Lives Matter

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As mothers, we do our best to protect our children from whatever may cause them harm. This could be protection from other children, harsh...

My Experience As A Black Mom In Austin

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While there are many shared experiences that unite most first-time parents, the preparation for parenthood felt a little different for me and many of...

How to Have a Fantastic February

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February may be the shortest month, even with an extra day tacked on every four years, but it's long on celebrations! It's a month...

Best Picture Book Reads For Black History Month

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Best Picture Book Reads For Black History Month If you're like me and desire for your little one to learn about the contributions, history, and...

What I Wish I Had Known About Black History Month As...

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I'll admit it: I didn't celebrate Black History Month as a kid.  My family was one of the only minority families in a predominantly small,...

5 Things to Share with Your Child About Black History Month

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Black History Month is a time designated to highlighting achievements and contributions of African Americans that historically weren't as focused on in traditional history...

Celebrating Black History Month: A Mother’s Story

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I must have been about six when I distinctly remember driving down a street in Mequon, Wisconsin with my father. He was strumming an...