My Trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day tomorrow, I wanted to share a quick post about my trip to the new addition to Washington, D.C.’s Smithsonian museums – the National Museum of African American History and Culture. As many of you may no, this museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016.  TheContinue reading “My Trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture”

Being a Black Woman in Corporate America

I recently attended an accounting conference where the keynote speaker was Ms. Kimberly-Ellison Taylor. Ms. Taylor was named the first African-American chairperson of the AICPA, a very prestigious title. I watched how laughter turned to tears of joy for the crowd as they understood the historical significance of this event.  Blacks used to be seenContinue reading “Being a Black Woman in Corporate America”

There is NO Shade in Beauty

The world is talking Lupita.  In case you don’t know why, here’s an excerpt from a recent speech that she gave: “My mother used to say to me, ‘You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t feed you.’ And these words played and bothered me, I didn’t really understand them until finally I realised that beauty wasContinue reading “There is NO Shade in Beauty”