Saying see you later is hard. So is ending something that is, has been, and remains near and dear to one’s heart. Luckily, our friends at #SisterPhD gave us a roadmap for how to do this. In their see you later post, the #SisterPhD team wrote, “Seasons come and go, but what remains are the [...]
Author: Brittany Williams
A Curated Collection of Our Very Best Blog Posts
Over the last few years, we've had the privilege of sharing an amazing chunk of blog posts informing how we experience our lives and think about ourselves and others as Black women. When we began Cite A Sista, our literal goal was to increase the number of people who cite Black women instead of simply [...]
The Cite A Sista Resource Roundup
There are a lot of digital resources, spaces, and posts out there designed by and for Black women. There are also subjects and topics that all Black women need a starting space to find. For that reason, we’ve curated a list of our favorites for all of you to enjoy. Have one to add or [...]
#BlackGirlMagic Amplified Through Music | An Affirmation
With my sisters, I am best.While these words are the last words in the Affirmation for my sorority, Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority, INcorporated, these six words resonate on a level that extends beyond music and band life. These words have almost become a mantra for existing and thriving through this world as [...]
Introducing: The Black Women’s Studies (BWST) Booklist by Dr. Stephanie Evans
Dr. Stephanie Evans of Clark Atlanta University undertook a herculean effort: to compile a list of books by, for, and about Black women that are based within women's studies and/or those that fall within the women's studies knowledge tree. Read this post to learn how #CiteASista is connected to this project, and for a direct link to the Black Women's Studies Booklist she developed.
Ciara’s #GreatestLove: Our Valentines Day Weekend & Summer Bop
Yesterday was Valentine's Day. If you're like most of us on Team CiteASista you were too busy working or writing or parenting or some combination to make things happen in full force. But that's what weekends are for and we've got a sure hit to get yours popping. Team #CiteASista's fave and fellow Metro ATL [...]
8 Useful Graduation Gifts for the (Almost) Ph.D. in Your Life
It's spring semester ya'll, and for me, that means graduation season is almost upon us. If you're like me, "Omg," "fml," "I'm so behind," etc. will be screams heard 'round the world (and certainly from me) as we draw closer and closer to defense dates and final submission deadlines for the graduate school. As I think [...]
Today is #WorldAidsDay. Be in the know!
I had every intention of writing a lengthy post about World Aids Day. Instead, I'll pull a Buzzfeed and share with you my tweets about today: ** Header image by: AIDS Service Foundation
Catch us at #ASHE2018 for the #HeySis Meetup
3* Reasons I Decreased My Social Media Usage
"No more aimless scrolling. No more spending time in spaces that drained me emotionally... My plan isn't to completely run away from or stop using social media altogether. But it is to be more intentional about how much time I spend aimlessly scrolling and the messages I'm digesting and internalizing as a result of my social media usage."