Remembering Anna Julia Cooper’s Activism and Legacy of Educational Excellence

She championed education for African Americans and women! There are luminaries whose brilliance shines brighter than just their lifetimes, casting a light that guides generations to come. Anna Julia Cooper, a visionary educator and fierce advocate for civil rights, stands as a torch of wisdom and empowerment. Her lifelong dedication to education and activism has […]

What’s Next for Because of Them We Can?

It’s amazing how things grow when you allow them to. When we first started the Because of Them We Can campaign it was based off of the inspiration we found in my own home through our sons. As a mother of two Black boys, whom I often fear for growing up in this America, I […]

Celebrating Women’s History

The Because of Them We Can campaign was inspired by my own two sons (last February 2013) and the desire to create imagery for them and children like them that would refute stereotypes and build their self-esteem by connecting them to heroes past and present who have and continue to pave the way.   After […]

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