Folks are indeed finding a way to balance both a marital and business and/or career partnership.
When Dr. Maya Angelou's spirit passed on in 2014, I was in Nigeria. I remember the hum of the oscillating fan I was sitting by watching television and how fascinated I was with the scope of global news coverage. Then Dr. Angelou's portrait consumed the screen and the broadcaster revealed that she was gone. For the … Continue reading Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Dr. Maya Angelou
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911), "the mother of African-American journalism" used her immense writing and oratorical skills to advocate for abolition, civil rights, women's rights and educational opportunities for all. She was the first Black American ever to publish a short story. Over the course of her activist life, she served as superintendent of the Colored Section of … Continue reading Celebrating Black Female Freedom Fighters: Frances E.W. Harper