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Today my heart is heavy…

Michael Brown Protest

Life has been busy; thus it has been a while since I wrote a blog post.  But today I woke up with the need to share… Today my heart is heavy…  As I watched the reactions of people, those I

Posted in Injustice, Social Justice

Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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My soul aches…

I am a very compassionate and empathetic person.  I am also a pretty devout Southern Baptist Christian which means I try my best not to judge or condemn people.  But there are just some things that make my soul ache….

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Meeting Joan Traumpauer Mulholland- a freedom rider

Often as a student affairs professional the work day rarely turns out as you expect.  March 4, 2013 was one of these types of days.  On this date I planned to use the morning to finalizing plans for an RA

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Shout out to @sunny, now known as Dr. Sunny Hostin on the #WakandaForever call out and your five keys. “1. Listen to others... 2. Speak for those that do not have a voice... 3. Seek out those that will amplify your voice... 4. Speak kindly to yourself.... 5. Use your own voice— The hand you hold the longest is your own.”
I’m fine, fine indeed. #QOTD #FaithFilled #Confidence
Finally trying @blazepizza in Bing! Yumm... 😋
Congratulations to my lady love and outgoing chapter president for @lta_epsilonomicron. @s_rxx, I am so so proud of you!!! Gonna miss you while you are abroad, but I hope you make lots of phenomenal memories to top this one! 🤗😘💃🏽🏝🐘#flashbackfriday #WeAreBinghamton
Happy Sunday. Even if I wasn’t #faithfilled I’d rather see a child/youth read in the schoolhouse than end up behind bars. 🤷🏽‍♀️🙏🏾
Happy Fri-YAY! Excited for tonight with @marvinsapp ... A little soul lifting birthday celebrations soon come. #faithfilled #friyay #soulful #aprilbaby #TeamAries #MyBlackisBeautiful
Woke up to stories about that rapper. Nope, not today. Then I read this... GOD IS MIRACULOUS!! Congratulations to this beautiful soul. Keep right on sharing your testimony and letting your #BlackGirlMagic shine brightly!!! #Faithfilled #godisgood ・・・ "6 years ago, my world was turned upside down when I found out I had cancer. I was 21 and really beginning to figure out who I am and what I want in life. Then (they) hit me with: YOU HAVE STAGE III CANCER... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Let’s go back to being ridiculed by hospital staff and friends about 'being pregnant and didn’t know it' and oh you need to work out and get that 6 pack back, or constantly being asked how far long I was when truly it was an 8 pound tumor on my left ovary full of cancer cells. Having to go through advanced chemotherapy with THREE treatments, going for 24 hours a day, 5 times a week, for 6 months, was life draining. I had no will to live, BUT GOD! He gave me a praying family and friends...The first thing I said I was going to do once I beat this cancer was to apply to Texas Southern University and do some amazing things with my life. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now I’m here today CANCER FREE and getting a DEGREE that allows me to ensure people are being diagnosed accurately and properly. Tears roll down my face now because God has been so good to me. People get intimidated or talk about by strength, but have no idea what I went through to have the very strength they talk about. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ALL THINGS WILL WORK OUT FOR YOUR GOOD! HE'S INTENTIONAL, NEVER FAILING!!!!"- Breonna Williams, @wake_pray_slay_repeat ❤️! #testimonytuesday #becauseofthemwecan
@dstinc1913: The entire membership of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is deeply saddened by the tragic events of Sunday’s shooting in Antioch, Tennessee. Please visit www.deltasigmatheta.org to read the official statement from our National President.
This is year 36! Thank you to everyone that took the time to send me blessings during my birthday week. For those that don’t know firsthand, this week at @binghamtonu was extremely difficult as we lost a student and then a few other life challenges happened. But so many people poured into me. I even got to see a few of my alumni EOP Peer Counselors and students leaders whom shared words of the positive impact both I and there time at Bing made. Then one of my students, turned colleague, shared that I am one of the Bing professionals that has made a significant impact on her career thus far. All I really wanted for my birthday this year is to be valued, to matter and to know that I am making an impact. Thanks for making this wish come true!!! #TB36
🎵🎶Said I'm livin' my best life Said I'm livin' my best life Made a couple M's with my best friends Turned all my L's into lessons You see the whip pullin' up, it's like "skrrt" Dreams pullin' up, I'm like "skrrt" I'm livin' my best life It's my birthday, at least that's what I'm dressed like🎶🎵-Chance the Rapper, Best Life by Cardi B. Happy Birthday to me. Thanks for the love to you... 😘
15 years ago I was made into the best and most illustrious sisterhood, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc in the Lambda Psi Chapter chartered on the campus of the University of Florida with 65 of the most dynamic and divastating women. From 2003 to now every moment of this journey, from reactivating our chapter to serving as our sisters keeper and prayer warrior, has solidified and fortified why I chose Delta and why every day she continues to choose me. Happy DeltaVersary to my line sisters of ROTD, love each and every one of you! Thank you for selecting, molding and continuing to inspire us to all of our prophytes of @lambdapsidivas and @dstinc1913! And... All of my love to all of the sorors who have come after us. We are the 41 on this line, you may know me as Tanyah B, but I will forever be DKA Tussin and Big Sister Too Much! Looking forward to celebrating 15 years in Jamaica with my ROTD! #LovelyLambdaPsi #ΛΨMade #Spring03 #ROTD #Root66 #deltasigmatheta #dst1913 #UFAlumni #GoGators
Happy Birthday @ms_new_lee, one of my absolute favorite people. You have a true spirit that helps make everyone around you better, at least I know I am a better more self-loving and caring person because of you. Thank you for always being there for me, helping to celebrate my wins and pushing me to do better when the firey Aries ram comes out. I am so very proud of all that you have and will continue to achieve and especially appreciate the powerful messages you share. It was nice spending a little part of our birthday celebration together. I love you beyond the stars!!! #HappyBirthday #SisterFrands #myhitta
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