As you probably know, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa began as an African American holiday. It is now celebrated in many parts of the world. My International List of Kwanzaa Celebrations includes celebrations ...
Posted Monday, December 26th 2016 at 1:15PM
I found this by accident on Wikipedia while looking up something else. Fannie Lou Hamer, who later became a reknowned Civil Rights activist, was given a hysterectomy at the age of 32 in order to prevent her from producing children.
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Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:23PM
As you may know, the speculum was developed via experiments performed on enslaved Black women. Dr. Marion Sims, who conducted many of these experiments, has been called the “father of modern gynecology” and is credited with inventing the speculum. ...
Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:20PM
As you may know, Black women in the United States have been suing Johnson & Johnson over revelations that the company promoted its baby powder heavily in the Black community. More than 1,000 women are currently suing J & J.
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Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:41AM
More about my cancer journey. Plus a link to a news story about the fact that Medicaid in Connecticut has been cut. So some cancer patients can no longer access radiotherapy. And this may particularly affect Black and Latina women patients.
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:37AM
I am listing Kwanzaa events across the United States and in Canada, the UK and South Africa.
Plus I have background information on the origins and meaning of Kwanzaa.
Check it out. Please share this with your networks.
Posted Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 at 6:17AM
Check out my blog: Black Lives Matter - Is There an Age Gap?
I had the pleasure of speaking with veteran Civil Rights activist Rev. Barbara Reynolds, and L ...
Posted Thursday, October 22nd 2015 at 8:31AM
Do you blog about nonviolence? If so, please submit a blog post to the Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence. Click here for details
I look forward to hearing from you. Please also share this with your networks.
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Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at 4:42AM
As it is Black History Month in the U.S., I am posting a link to my recent blog on Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.
Click here to download my new ebook, Why We Need to Heal.
If you have been following my blogs for awhile, ...
Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:51AM
Despite the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a Obamacare, one group is particularly likely to be without affordable healthcare. Many African Americans fall into a "health coverage gap".
One more reason Why We Need to Heal.
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Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:38AM
As we mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, we need to recall the contribution of Black - African, African Caribbean and African American - people to the Allied war effort, and the tremendous sacrifices they made.
Perhaps more ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2014 at 7:21AM
Are you planning to take part in the INTERnational Week for Nonviolence? Is your faith group, youth group or other organisation planning to hold an event?
I am looking for guest bloggers on the subject of nonviolence. The blogs will be publishe ...
Posted Tuesday, July 15th 2014 at 8:26AM
Further to my blog on the fact that African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Organisation produced a report in July of 2013 detailing the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia on BAME ("Black and minority et ...
Posted Thursday, October 10th 2013 at 6:34AM
Did you know that African Americans are twice as likely as white people to develop Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's and dementia cause a great deal of suffering. However, Alzheimer's and dementia can be reversed and even eliminated.
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Posted Thursday, October 3rd 2013 at 3:35AM
Remember, we can focus on all the terrible things happening around us. Or we can focus on the beauty around us and inside of us. It's a choice we all have. Whatever we focus on increases.
We have the power to transform the world.
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Posted Tuesday, July 16th 2013 at 9:26AM
I’ve been using the Money Jars for just over a year, and although I thought I understood them, I’ve only just begun to get the point of them.
The Money Jars are a way of training your unconscious mind to bring you more financial wealth.
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Posted Tuesday, June 4th 2013 at 8:42AM
In order to achieve our full potential, we first need to experience inner harmony. Go here for my short audio:
Posted Wednesday, May 29th 2013 at 9:35AM
"How to Nail the Interview and Get the Job" is just one of the articles listed at Online Jobsearch Resources.
"The interview should not merely be an ask and answer process. As the subject of interest, ...
Posted Tuesday, May 28th 2013 at 7:38AM
Did you know you can double your income in 30 days - just by using the power of your mind?
Your mind is incredible. Go here for more:
Posted Tuesday, May 28th 2013 at 6:18AM
Working with the chakras can be a way to work with our energy and power, to heal the body and to manifest what we want.
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Posted Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 at 1:48PM
I am sure you have heard of the Empowerment Experiment, in which Maggie Anderson decided that she and her family would buy only from Black-owned businesses for a year. Go here to read more.
Posted Thursday, April 18th 2013 at 6:57AM
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Posted Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 at 2:40PM
The Caribbean is starting to lead the world in terms of the number of people contracting cancer. Sky-high rates of cancer in Martinique are being caused by the chemicals that are used there.
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Posted Thursday, March 21st 2013 at 7:26AM
Want to get ahead in your business, your career or your finances?
Looking for work - or know someone who is?
I have products and free resources that can help. Check out my blog:
How to Get Ahead.
Posted Thursday, March 21st 2013 at 7:16AM
As I am sure you know, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation.
In January 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation came into effect. But what did this really mean for the enslaved African American people?
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Posted Monday, March 4th 2013 at 10:33AM