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Loving Your Reflection

I remember at twelve years old I was this girl with dark skin, crooked teeth and braids. I had just come from Australia, and had a heavy Aussie accent. As soon as we came to Seattle, Washington in 1997, I wanted to be like most “African Americans” I saw on TV. I wanted to be […]

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Manifesting Self Worth

I don’t know about you, but I feel this month has been full of turmoil and violence. February, the month of Valentine’s Day, is supposed to be full of love, not just love between couples, but love among friends and family members. Instead it has been full of drama, violence (shootings) and unappreciation for each other.

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