New Year, Better Me. – Finding Resistance

Dear Sista Friend, We’re rounding out the first month of the year – and I’m interested to know if you’re achieving your goals? Set your intentions? Declared your “word of the year”? I’ve started my new year by reading a new book – called Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday. The book details an aim […]

Experiencing History: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Dear Sista Friend, At a time when being Black is constantly being heavily criticized, it felt good to go to a place where African American culture was celebrated and placed on a pedestal. I had the honor of attending the National Museum of African American History and Culture on its opening weekend and I couldn’t have […]

Dear Sista Friend: In the Fight for Justice, You Matter.

Dear Sista Friend, Within a few days’ time, we have mourned the death of numerous Black men. Their names, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and countless others have been etched into our brains. The world stopped to demand justice for their untimely deaths, but it is as if we have forgotten who made the world stop. […]