Motivation Monday: Being a Visionary

Nothing happens in the "real" world unless it first happens in the images in our heads. -Gloria Anzaldua, Borderlands/La Frontera Brown Girls, we are nothing less than glorious! Seeing ourselves as glorious is its own kind of revolution! This week, we want to challenge ourselves to see our own glory inside our minds first. I … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Being a Visionary

#BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Hess Love

I wish I dried up I wish every drop of my milk slipped passed those pink lips and nourished the ground Where the bones lay Of my babies Starved while I feed their murderer I wish I dried up So the missus babies would dry up too And be brittle So I could crumble them … Continue reading #BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Hess Love

#BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Aemeri

BrGOL Guest Contributor: Aemeri Kenasen Scattered pieces of my identity Reduced to these human walls that brand me woman... with nothing but flesh to define the outline of what it means to be "mother". Though nurturing I remain, my exterior stamps me as "other" and my essence remains a cry for disdain all because I … Continue reading #BlackBreastfeedingWeek – Aemeri

Monday Motivation: Surviving

No matter how you choose to tell the story, I am the child of those who survived. - Asia Renée To the disenfranchised, the most vulnerable among us: May you find the will to survive and the strength to do what is necessary to keep surviving, while purging the poison from every part of your life. … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Surviving

10 Jewels of Wisdom from Eartha Kitt

We are celebrating legends because we love centering Black and Brown excellence, and there is no greater legend to start with than Eartha Kitt. Eartha Mae Kitt - 1927 - 2008 - was a singer, actress, activist, and outspoken personality, she was a force! Not sure who she is? Look no further than the original … Continue reading 10 Jewels of Wisdom from Eartha Kitt