Tag: diversity

Who is “Karen” and why is she a threat to Black lives...

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For Black women, the knowledge of who “Karen” is and why “she” is a threat to Black lives everywhere is thoroughly understood. However, for...

Updated: Follow These Instagram Accounts to Educate Yourself on Antiracism, Inclusion,...

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It's been a couple weeks since we published this post and we wanted to provide you with an update. We are listening and learning...

Juneteenth: Learn the History and Join Detroit’s Celebration

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Juneteenth. Ironically, as a Black woman, the history surrounding this amazing day was not told to me as a young girl…not even by my...

Schooled: Being a White Educator in Black America

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I have spent the past 13 years of my life working in public education for three very different school districts. Each experience has taught...

How to be Antiracist, as Told by a Black Children’s Author...

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Many white women are now asking how to be antiracist. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery has them realizing that...

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable: Real Talk of Diversity, Equity and...

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Why is it so hard to talk about racism? Or to acknowledge that it really exists. Before George Floyd’s death and the ongoing protests against...

What My Daughter Would Tell Friends About Ramadan

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My daughter is your child’s Muslim friend. She comes to school everyday in a brightly hued hijab (headscarf) with a contrasting headband. She has...

2019 Open Call for New Writers and More…

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Hey there, Mama! Are you a Detroit Area Mom who enjoys writing and connecting with women in your community?    Are you interested in connecting with other moms and rediscovering your love for creative writing? Creating fun online content? Not interested...

10 Ways Adoption Changed the Way I See the World

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November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. As an adoptive mom, it’s an extra opportunity for me to talk about the wonder and...