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Tips for Writing at Mid-Year: Make a Literary Pilgrimage

Tip 6: Make a literary pilgrimage

I decided to use a recent visit by my godsons as motivation to make a literary pilgrimage to visit the town of Edenton, NC where Harriet Ann Jacobs lived and made her escape from slavery. 1,081 more words


Payback Is A Beyonce!

Carine Roitfeld might have been black balled when she stopped working for Vogue and Conde Nast but she has not let that stop her! Long time friends and professional contacts were not allowed to work with her on projects outside of Vogue. 216 more words


Women of Color in Ministry: Ending Discrimination

This is my latest for The Huffington Post.  The post is about women of color clergywomen and ending discrimination. 

The Women of Color will hold a Launch Event on October 17 and 18, 2014, at Convent Avenue Baptist Church, in Harlem, NY.  977 more words


The Idea of Bravery

I’d like to contest the idea of bravery as it is portrayed traditionally. Women of color can never be traditionally brave. We are encouraged not to hold positions of great responsibility. 99 more words

Our New Blog

So we’re starting a blog! Yay! Mae B  has had such an incredible year but we have realized we haven’t taken much time to show you what inspires us to create our beautiful cards. 95 more words

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"Negro Woman"

This essay is a response. It was originally inspired by the “Negro Woman” character in Tennessee Williams’s play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” I incorporated my frustration with a lack of real diversity in television, film and literature.

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Brain Food At The Movies

Hello everyone and welcome to another night with Netflix, a.k.a. Brain Food At The Movies.

This time, I take a look at The Wolverine, the latest in 20th Century Fox’s attempts to keep a hold of the X-Men franchise. 39 more words