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Black Feminist Blog Carnival   There has been an ongoing misconception about Black Feminism. The experiences unique to those of us who have adopted a Black Feminist framework in order to understand the social atmosphere regarding gender, race, and class, has somehow relegated us to hate our Black male counterparts.   This Blog Carnival is […]

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Acquanda + Women’s History Month + Wombanist Views Radio

Posted Leave a commentPosted in anthropology, Black Feminism, cle, Doula Progression, education, IBCLC, public speaking

If you missed the Wombanist Views Radio Show today, I’ve embedded it below. How awesome it was to be invited to be a guest during Women’s History Month, to discuss the “efforts in breastfeeding advocacy and the cultural implications and why it is an important health concern.” Whenever I’m involved in any type of public […]

Black people and breastfeeding disparities: How we stand in our OWN way of a healthier community

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First, I want to tell you that I am not writing in my normal MO. I am simply free-typing (free styling), which I never do — I was born in the mid-70s, so pencil and paper before uploading is how I roll, and is how I can best get my thoughts clearly expressed. This usually […]

Acquanda As Wombanist Views Radio ‘Feature Guest’ for Women’s History Month

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  I’ve been invited to be a feature guest on Wombanist Views for their Women’s History Month episode. Wombanist Views ‘is a radio program that is dedicated to broadcasting the voices of women, who are doing positive and exciting things in their communities.’ I’ll be sharing information regarding (the culture, politics, inequities and reasons more […]

Why I Just Dropped Out Of The University of North Carolina’s Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia

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I’m not speaking at the University of North Carolina this month, after all. I was scheduled to present two discussion sessions at the 8th Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposia, but I canceled. I was literally in the middle of booking my plane ticket and making hotel reservations, when I saw an article from Clutch Magazine about […]

DR. STANFORD IS (not so far from being) IN THE HOUSE! Final Education Score: Master’s, 2, PhD, 1

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 #JustCallMeProfessorHIJKLMNOP “Last July, I walked on stage in front of a large audience. I was an invited speaker, asked to share my perspective at a summit at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, organized by ROSE (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere), a grassroots coalition founded to raise awareness of breastfeeding among Black and African American […]

FOUR Conferences, THREE Presentations, two babies on my knee, and a Black HERstory Twitter Party #BlkBfing

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I think this will read like more of a newsletter-type-ish post than an actual ‘post’ ‘post’. Partially because well, I’m a bit busy these days — I’m slammed with projects I need to work on, plus my little sister is out of town visiting family, so I have her three children which I’m helping to get off to […]

Angela Davis’s Advice on Breastfeeding Advocacy! Well, in a Former Black Panther, Social Justice Activist, Civil Rights Icon, prison abolitionist and once an FBI’s top 10 most-wanted, MLK Celebration sort of way (Video)

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“Remain cognizant of the struggles which have carved out a place for you. Also, be willing, in turn, to add your own contribution to the ongoing quest for justice and equality.” – Angela Y. Davis I had the awesome experience of going to see Angela Davis last week. Twice! (If you are in the unfortunate […]

Benefits of Breastfeeding w/Queen Ifama and Sister Acquanda

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I was on the Queen Ifama show this past Sunday on Blog Talk Radio. The ‘Truth Terrorist’ invited me to be a guest to talk about breastfeeding, and introduce an initiative to support Black Feminism in breastfeeding. I had such a wonderful time talking about something I’m so passionate about. I love offering insights and ways to […]