Making the conscious choice to wear makeup because you know it’s going to make you feel good, is a perfect example of self-security and confidence.
“I feel my ancestors inside of me, it’s like they want me to shoot my chance and change society”.
But you like what you like. So, it’s up to you to like it.
I then tried golf, and was known by faculty and students for being the only black girl on the team. I will admit, I definitely was the worst player because it was my first time playing, but I was determined to learn.
A documentary produced by 18 year old Alexandria Rice, explores the commercial sexual exploitation of children also known as CSEC by providing an outlet for survivors to participate in the healing process.
“There’s a great distress in the rap universe. There was a time when hip-hop was a form of empowerment. Now the corporate world is quickly diluting our culture for nothing more than profit.”
Report back from my trip to the state capitol with the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color: “I always aspired to go to a four-year University but my counselors weren’t supportive… I looked around the ballroom and saw that everyone had the same drive to want to make a difference.”
I didn’t know what to expect when we caught the Amtrak from Jack London up to the state capitol for the state assembly’s select committee to discuss the status of men and boys of color in California.
Over 130 cars full of Oakland, Calif. residents lined up as early as 6 a.m. this past Saturday outside of Saint Benedict’s church to get rid of their guns in exchange for $200 cash.