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It breaks my heart that one of George Floyd’s last words was mama. That single word was my call to action. It opened my eyes to how much I need to diversify aspects of my life. It made me...
The greater Milwaukee area is simply thriving with talented authors who are creating books that families need to know about. We are grateful to Orange Hat Publishing in Waukesha for collaborating with us on this spotlight. Orange Hat Publishing...
What does racism have to do with the fact that black mothers and babies are suffering mortality rates many times worse than that of their white counterparts? In a word, EVERYTHING. In January, we sat down with Kisha Shanks of...
The greater Milwaukee Area has an incredible variety of Black-Owned Businesses, from restaurants to professional services, experiences to grooming and beauty, and so much more. Since our audiences includes Milwaukee itself plus the suburbs and extended region, we want...
  Another senseless killing of a black man made national news this week. This time it was in Minnesota. His name was George Floyd, rest in peace. I won’t rehash the situation because, in my opinion, it doesn’t matter what...
Ever since I learned that the novel coronavirus originated in a Chinese food market, I braced myself for the blame that I knew would come. It wasn’t long before I heard about Uber drivers refusing service to people with...
Black History Month has just ended. Our work has not. February 1st began a month-long celebration of the achievements of African Americans throughout our history. It is a time to create awareness of African American accomplishments and admire the joy...
Dear Osiris, As your mom--the woman who watches you grow daily, I am filled with joy, excitement, and a little fear. The fear that exists within stems from the negativity in this world. I call you our little gumbo baby...
Episode 11 - How Conversations about Race Bridge the Divide When we talk about racism in a modern context, it can be tempting to think that our society is somehow post-racial, but nothing could be further from the truth. Having...
Learning to be an Ally for my Children of Color After my husband and I got engaged, someone close to me said something along the lines of “you aren’t thinking about your future kids. Don’t you think you are going...

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Winter is a great time to take a staycation! Hotel rates are low and a staycation is a great way to get out of...