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During Black Women’s History Month 2019, I Met My Kindred Sister, Jean Blackwell Hutson

At this stage in my life, it’s befitting I was introduced to my twin – my kindred sister _ I need her now and forever! I learned about Jean Blackwell Huston via an email sent by a colleague. Immediately, I began typing her name into Google’s search engine, never in a million years did I … Continue reading

My Interview with Jennifer Stayton on NPR’S Morning Edition, KUT 90.5

Black History Month 2019, through my brown eyes: I had the esteemed pleasure of sitting down with Jennifer Stayton, the local host of NPR’s “Morning Edition” – KUT 90.5 FM, February 18, 2019. The interview was an amazing experience, based on my short time here in Austin, Texas. | My New Appointment: African American Community … Continue reading

Social Rants

💋...Gala Time - 54th ATX NAACP Banquet! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #lifeisgood❤️ #naacpaustinbanquet #atxbougieblack #celebratingblackness #saturdaynightsbelike
💋...I hosted the second Racial Geography Tour yesterday at UT-Austin. Our guide was Dr. Edmund Gordon, Vice- Provost of Diversity, Professor of African & African American Studies in Anthropology. Kudos to all of the participants that came out! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #utaustin #racialgeographytour
💋...i have chosen my last book to read in 2019! It has been a blast this year reading and continuing to learn more about African American history. I was going to delve into some fiction, but I believe this will do me justice! (191 pages) #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #readingismylifeline #itssosexytoo
💋...been told this too much, myself! You intimidate folk. I AM Too Much for a lot of people - AND! If u cannot handle it - get ghost. Keep walking further away boo. : No, I do not entertain cheaters, liars, playboys, f-boys, boys. U ain't got it together, U co-Dependent, etc.. Stay away. U are a waste of my reading time. I can deal with what is real tho and confirmed by my homey Jesus. : I approve this message. #ubettathink2019 #dwellonitnightly #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚
💋...World Aids Day! #ubettathink2019
#goodmorningworld🌎 #howudoin #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #atxbougieblack
💋...lovely day; got to sit in the gazeebo area of Thunderbird Coffee! Their coffee is amazing by the way. #coffeeluver☕ #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #21stcenturyabolitionist #eastsideatx
💋...first time meeting each other and Roxy Blue is trying to eat everything in sight. Basil is looking at her like come on now... Lol! Too Funny! #Basil🐶 #roxybluethediva🐶
💋...one of my dear friends here in Austin, Texas. Micaela Murphy, her hubby, and daughter. I got so much love for them. 💜