Now is actually a very exciting time to be alive. Fear and uncertainty might be taking over our world but I really do believe that underneath it all, this is a time of transformation for our planet.
In the past couple weeks there has been a surge of people asking what they can do to be better. Conversations are beginning to take place and guards are beginning to come down. While that's a good start, it is just the starting point and there's plenty of work to be done. Below are six ways you can begin playing a different role in a Black woman's life.
Some outfits will forever remain ingrained in our subconscious long after we remove the clothes from our bodies. These articles of clothing often remind us of pivotal memories, from the first day of middle school to our senior prom. If you are fortunate, your garment will never carry traumatic memories, but for those who are victims of rape escaping these memories is almost impossible.
Ariel Morgan is the co-founder of Maxine + Morgan, an innovative wellness brand devoted to aiding women in their quest to achieve healthier, happier menstrual and menopause cycles with OB/GYN formulated herbal blends. Ariel and Dr. Allen Morgan - her dad and business partner, got into the CBD space in 2017, and since then have focused on women's health. She has made it her mission to develop effective herbal supplements that will benefit women to combat issues they are struggling with on a monthly basis.
Christleyn Karazin is author of the bestselling book, Swirling, which started a media conversation about black women and interracial dating and relationships. Her popular blog, BeyondBlackWhite.com covers pressing societal issues impacting women of color. Her most recent venture, The Pink Pill, a series of online courses developed to address the unique cultural experience of black women, teaches social and romantic etiquette and skills, personal style tips, and communication tactics that win favorable results from cocktail parties to the boardroom. Her newest course, The Pink Pill For Business, was created to help black women learn the skills to help them win in their careers.
Dr. Claudia Consolati is Assistant Professor of Film, Gender, and Sexuality and the founder of The Women Speak Up Project, a platform to help visionary women entrepreneurs overcome their fear of being seen & heard so that they can grow their business and income. She believes that finding your voice is the #1 business asset for women with big dreams and want to make a big impact in the world. She's regularly invited to speak at prestigious universities across the US and Canada.