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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: A Mother’s Love…

I am who I am today because of the guidance, dedication, devotion, and sometimes heavy handed lessons, that I received from the many mothers in my life.  I learned a long time ago that life’s journey is only as rich

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: Love is

Today’s Words of Wisdom are inspired by a video I watched a few weeks back (included below).  I have been reflecting a good amount on friendship and unconditional love after recently considering ending a longtime friendship.  As I have grown

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Then there is hope…

Image of couple holding hands

What would you do for the ones you love?  Would you end your love one’s life if (s)he asked you to?  In most instances I think I would do absolutely what was necessary for my love ones, that is under

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Sounds about right. 🤷🏽‍♀️🙏🏾 To my Gville Family, the students, alumni and local community — way to #BeatHate yesterday! #GoGators #TogetherUF #ItsGreatUF Yesterday was hard, but this moment definitely reminded me why i’m still proud to be a Florida Gator, not Hater!
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#Repost @suezette  Because I’m proud of my alma mater and @itskellsss has a thug out in these streets crying and...and because kicking off our meetings honoring our past was the right thing to do...and because @iamnonajones backed up by Dr. (Dowdell) Fullwood used to sing the entire heck out of that song...and because the Black Student Union is the place where so many of us found our leadership legs...and because the Gator Nation is a mighty mighty good thang...our microcosm...our legacy. GO GATORS!!! #GOGATORS #UFstrong #TogetherUF #BeatHATE Good times last night at Game Night with @bingfsca and friends.  Thanks for hosting us @just_q80!!! #goodtimes #staycation #adulting #fortheculture #blacklivesmatterinhighered #myblackisbeautiful Interrupting my pause, because this! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 #Repost @soledadobrien
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#nydiavelazquez #Repost @shepuertorican_
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- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It’s time to teach our girls to soar! #DayoftheGirl
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Our #wcw goes to these fierce girls who are giving us so much life in this video and all the fierce girls out there who are standing up for their rights and fighting for their freedom. 🎶“I’m a keep running cuz winners don’t quit on themselves”🎶 #FreedomForGirls #InternationalDayOfTheGirl #askcampfire @theglobalgoals @askcampfire #latergram to celebrating my curls with @eta_gsz and @lta_epsilonomicron last week.  Loved this collab!!! #naturalhair #curlyhair #SAPro #AdvisorDuties #AlwaysBusy #fortheculture Honoring the original first people... Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! #rewritinghistory #indigenouspeoplesday Today's #ResistenceTool: Find your Anchor.  Today I woke up with that I don't want to move, it's just way too much feeling.  Every day another fight breaks out-- it's overwhelming.  And then I read some inspiring words, watched a few hot dance numbers and moved.  The battle will rage before it is won, to stand firm find at least one person, place, hobby or thing that helps you stay grounded and going strong.  It's ok to laugh; to cry tears of joy; or to get your twerk on-- yes I said it, twerk that thang gal! #Resist #resistencetools #Resistance #resistence #myblackisbeautiful You did that, @imsojreed! ・・・
#forthepeoplechallenge #rp #myblackisbeautiful Today's resistance tool: No matter what you do, what you say, and how you do or say it -- some will not like it.  Do it any way.  Some people, deep down, are selfish; and they may or may not realize. They are only down for the movement if it goes the way they want, and when asked to let someone else take the lead, shared that their perception on the message/conversation may be warped or shared that there's another way to get it done, they throw in the towel-- because its not about the movement, it's about what's best for them.  Well, let them walk away, because the movement may be better for it! Then, sometimes people need to be critical because the movement itself has become an act of one.  So, stop and process- then listen, learn, adapt and push forward.  It's not about you, and it never was! #resist #resistance #resistancetools #teachthebabies #fortheculture #myblackisbeautiful
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