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 [...]
#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.
New Year, New Me: Reflections on My Resolutions
2019 is well underway! If you’re like me, you look forward to the new year. After the rest and relaxation that comes with the holidays, the new year provides the opportunity for renewal. With that comes the time to make resolutions. You either want to begin a new habit, set a new goal or finally [...]
Protecting Our Boundaries: Thoughts from Becoming
“Fences needed to go up; boundaries required protecting. Bin Laden was not invited to dinner, nor was the humanitarian crisis in Libya, nor were the Tea Party Republicans…Our family time was when big worries and urgent concerns got abruptly and mercilessly shrunk to nothing so that the small could rightly take over.” – Excerpt from Becoming by Michelle Obama I don’t know about you, but the end of 2018 and the start of 2019 have been low key kicking my butt...
Why I (Literally) Cite A Sista
Brittany Williams (hey boo!) and I came up with #CiteASista as a project for a course in the summer of 2016. Our professor tasked the class to create a project that challenged whiteness and white supremacy. We threw patriarchy right on under the bus for fun and crafted up a twitter chat about centering Black [...]
Tonight on #CiteASista: #HerStories to close out #BlackWomensHistorySeason
I Get Tired Too, Sis.
So, here's the thing...I mean well. We all do (well, most of us). And I still mess up. Despite being a perfectionist in just about every area of my life, I am a flawed friend. And I am painfully aware of that. Through unrelenting processes of critical self-awareness, I have learned to admit my flaws in [...]
#CiteASista #Recap: Exploring Sisterhood…
Check out last night's #CiteASista chat recap and sound off in the comments if you didn't get to participate: *Click here*
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