Multicultural Competency & Honoring Dr. King

On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s national holiday a couple of days ago I came across many posts on social media including images and quotes honoring and acknowledging him, his work and his legacy. I often post something as well. But this year, I chose to sit back and read the messages; watch some footage … Read more

Women of Color, Natural Hair, Black Girl Magic….What’s it all about?

We welcome our guest Daisy Mack this week Natural Hair My name is Daisy Mack and I am a natural hair stylist. I own a salon called Peezyheadz. The name itself is a throwback to a time when the kinky, nappy textured hair at the nape of the neck was referred to as “peasy” or … Read more

Women and Career Advancement

Common Career Related Concerns I am often in conversations with women about their careers. These conversations include but are not limited to the following: Needing to address a problem with a colleague or superior and feeling uncomfortable. The desire to leave a position, but facing barriers of one’s own design (discomfort with change). Wanting to … Read more

A Seat at the Table

#Youvebeeninthebackgroundmuchtoolong Recently I’ve been using the #hashtag “you’ve been in the background much too long.“ I don’t know how many people recognize this as a song lyric. There is a song called “Black Pearl” by a woman MC/Rapper named Yo-Yo. It was released the year I graduated from high school -1992. Until recently, I did … Read more