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FJ at @Penn – Kelly Writer’s House “Feminisms” Talk


I was honored to be invited to speak at my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. For the Feminism/s series, hosted by the Kelly Writers House, I shared my beginnings as a writer, activist, and Black feminist woman, and how I’ve committed my life to helping others as a writer, social worker, and activist. Check […]

6th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Columbia University – I’m Speaking!

Hey hey hey folks!!   Just want to update you with some pretty awesome information about some things I’ve got going on. I recently spoke about Bisexuality and Pansexuality in communities of color at Princeton’s University’s IvyQ conference. I had an amazing time and am so honored they invited me to present. It’s great to […]

Guest Spot on @HuffPostLive as a #SocialFitness Finalist in the 5th Annual Shorty Awards

I was so excited to be invited to speak about the Shorty Awards and the importance of Social Media today via Google + Despite later technical difficulties, I had a blast and am excited to attend the Shorty Awards and hopefully bring home a Social Fitness win! Check out the complete segment here  

#ImpactYourWorld @TeamImpact Launches in NYC

I am inspired by the work of the Washington, D.C. -based non-profit organization, IMPACT and any opportunity I have to support them and spread the word about the good they do, I jump on it. On February 18, 2013, IMPACT launched a program in New York City and I was on hand to join in […]

It’s Not Every Day You Get To Meet An Idol

“If everyone is a product of this society, who will say the things that need to be said, and do the things that need to be done, without compromise? Truth will never start out popular in a world more concerned with marketability than righteousness. It will initially suffer ridicule and even violence- yet ultimately it […]

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