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About visAbleblackwoman

Making Black Women’s stories visible to preserve our legacies .

When You Believe in the Power of Imagination

Once a month on Sundays when I’m in NYC, I try to make it to meditation class.   One of my favorite meditation teachers is Kadam Morten Clausen.  Kadam Morten is the  Resident Teacher at KMC-NYC, Eastern US National Spiritual Director for … Continue reading

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The power of Active Silence and Embracing that the Problem…is always Me.

  I was a runner.  My Mom has always been a spanker.  Because of my inability to be silent in the face of perceived injustice…as a kid, I got spankings several times a week.  My older brother would come home … Continue reading

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Oxygen Masks…Cutting cords

135 Black Women die every day of heart disease. Scores of  black men women and children are shot yearly by police. Black Women, Men and Children coexist with systemic racism each day of our lives in America. Our ancestors were … Continue reading

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#getfree Challenge June- Anger

Last week I went to a yoga workshop.  The title…Race, Trauma & Well Being: times that call for love led by Angel Kyodo Williams, Hala Khouri, and Kerri Kelly.  Hearing the actual level of wealth inequality between black and white people … Continue reading

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Warning Label…

I went to see Suzanne Lori Parks play Venus tonight, it’s the story of the South African woman Sarah Baartman who was enslaved by profiteers who exploited her as a side show act because of her, compared to European standards … Continue reading

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Soft Enough to Bend and Grow

I look back at my recent past experiences with relationships and I see how weak I was with the facade of “strong black woman”. Continue reading

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Don’t wait Participate! 4-2-17 NYC Actions

In the spirit of Maxine Waters…speak truth to power.
Speak up. Act up. Resist. Rise up. Support and be relentless in radical acts of Self Care.

Here’s a list of diverse actions you can take This WEEK from your couch or actually showing up in person, to be a part of creating the change that you wanna see in this country. Continue reading

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