Still I Rise – Maya Angelou

Still I Rise You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise.Does my sassiness upset you?Why are you beset with gloom?‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wellsPumping in my living room.Just like moons and like suns,With the certainty…

Brace Yourself For This Long List of Black Inventors

Happy Black History Month!!!!!! Here’s a list of black inventors and their inventions: Bessie Blount Griffin (1914-2009) Patented a device allowing amputees to feed themselves Garrett Morgan (1877–1963) Hair-straightening products, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved traffic signal Sarah Boone (c. 1870–1900)  Ironing board Alexander Miles (1830s-1918) Automatic elevator doors Lewis…

 Kings & Queens #BlackHistory #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryYEAR

Tiye The Nubian Queen of Egypt (circa 1415-1340 BC) Mansa Kankan Musa King of Mali (1306-1337) Tenkamenin King of Ghana (1037-1075 AD) Cleopatra VII Queen of Egypt (69-30 BC) Nefertari Nubian Queen of Egypt (192-1225 BC) Hannibal Ruler of Carthage (247-183 BC) Taharqa King of Nubia (710-664 BC) Thutmose III Pharaoh of Egypt (753-712 BC)…

BELLA CHANTELLE: Consider Entrepreneurship in 2017

“Everything happens for a reason. God planned this out exactly how its suppose to be…” – @iambellachantelle Sheena Johnson, fashion designer and young entrepreneur from Philadelphia, shares the details of her journey in creating and branding her very own fashion line “Bella Chantelle.” During a brief phone interview with Sheena, I had a chance to…