I hone in on black girls because there is an alarmingly higher rate of sexual abuse of black women. According to the Bureau of Justice, 60% of black girls are sexually abused. In addition, there is a code of silence in the black community that continues to haunt us today. We don't like to talk about abuse. We rather sweep it under the rug and pretend it did not happen.
If you've followed my story of infertility, you know how beautiful this Christmas is for my family and friends. I cannot wait to share how we got this little miracle. Blog post coming soon. I pray God's blessing on you and your family. I pray He grants you your heart's desire this holiday season! Merry... Continue Reading →
On this day last year, I was going through my first miscarriage. My 32nd birthday propelled me into one of the darkest years of my life. In that place, I discovered there is beauty in darkness.
Today is National Birth Mom's day. It is a special day for me because it if wasn't for a brave woman making the most difficult decision of her life, I would not be a mother to a beautiful sweet little boy. There is often a stigma against women who choose to give up their baby... Continue Reading →
I remember sitting in American History class. My high school was predominantly white with maybe 30% or less minority population. I sat next to the only other black person in the classroom. We flipped through the history book and found the section of African American history. I am not exaggerating, out of a 400-page book,... Continue Reading →