Teaching financial literacy in the Black American community without a history lesson on Black economics and lessons on how systemic racism thwarted our wealth building capabilities is moot. In order to empower your children and yourself, you have to learn and teach it all in tandem. #MommyFab
Please don’t use BIPOC to describe me. I am BLACK American.
It is nonsensical to align people based on the color of their skin. I have a rich lineage as a Black American, whether you value my life or not. #MommyFab
#AfroLatinoHistory is #BlackHistory is #History. Period.
Black History Month is pretty much sacred to me. I'm a proud, enterprising Black American woman - inside and out. I'm proud of who I am and my legacy. I'm a 3rd generation descendant of a slave. I'm only 44yrs old. So it was not that long ago that my great-grandmother was born in chains. … Continue reading #AfroLatinoHistory is #BlackHistory is #History. Period.
F*** your colorism!
At this time, I am going to try and explain why colorism is just as pervasive as racism. It is not a synonym for racism, but it is just as toxic to children of color - especially Black American children. Colorism is white sumpremacy in action! col·or·ism ˈkələrˌizəm/ noun US noun: colorism; noun: colourism prejudice … Continue reading F*** your colorism!
Susan B. …. What now?
I will cut off this right arm of mine before I will ever work or demand the ballot for the Negro and not the woman." -Susan B. Anthony ... Please make sure you know your Black American and general American history before you ask me to support your hero(s). A lot of so called historical … Continue reading Susan B. …. What now?
Who are “WE” really?
If that's NOT who we are; who are we ... Really?
44 Years Ago, Shirley Chisholm Became the First Black Woman to Run For President | Smart News | Smithsonian
In 1972, just a few years after being elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm announced that she was seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency, running against politicians like George McGovern, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace. But while Chisholm admitted that she never expected to win and her campaign was largely symbolic, she ran in order to … Continue reading 44 Years Ago, Shirley Chisholm Became the First Black Woman to Run For President | Smart News | Smithsonian
Do you know why you are celebrating the the Patron Saint Patrick? St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain. Calpurnius, his father, was a deacon, his grandfather Potitus a priest, from Banna Venta Berniae, a location otherwise unknown, though identified in one tradition as Glannoventa, modern Ravenglass in Cumbria, England; claims have been advanced for … Continue reading