"Universal sisterhood is a possibility & if you're not a woman willing to help all women get there, you ought to stop telling your daughters they can be the president of the United States, stop encouraging them to join sororities, don't send them to women's colleges or have them join girl scouts or encourage them to consider male dominated fields."
Lately I have been struggling to write. Though it has always been the thing that sings to me. When I was younger, among other things, I wanted to be a singer, an actress, a poet, a writer, a teacher, and a doctor. Writing has been a constant in my life for as long as I … Continue reading Does it Sing to You? Finding Your Niche When You Feel You Have Nothing. . .
As young women of color we are often times used to being silenced, neglected, blinded and pushed out. It doesn't make it okay, but it does condition us to a second class citizenship among those who are no better than us. It impacts a set of learned behaviors, unless or until you learn to navigate … Continue reading They Don’t Like My Voice! Brown Girls in Higher Education