Biddy Mason was born a slave and became the first black woman to purchase land in Los Angeles. Over her lifetime, she had amassed a fortune of $300,000 and was the matriarch for one of the wealthiest black families in the city. Continue reading From Slave To Real Estate Mogul: The Story Of Bridget “Biddy” Mason
All of the working families initiatives promoted by President Obama have been rejected by Republicans in Congress. Continue reading Single Parents Have Most to Gain From Working Family Initiatives
This week’s Throwback Thursday also happens to be my birthday. In honor of me, I’m reposting a blog I wrote on the event of my 40th birthday. I’m still in my 40s…and still fabulous. Continue reading Throwback Thursday: 40 and Fabulous
Unmarried women have had the largest increase in new eligible voters since the 2012 election with more than ten million new voters. In 2012, if unmarried women voted in the same numbers as married women, the difference would have been an additional 6.5 million more votes cast.
Read More… Continue reading Single Women Voters Hold the Power in November
I learned of her death as I was making breakfast for my son. My eyes welled up with tears as … Continue reading Dr. Maya Angelou: Her Lifetime of Moments Took Our Breath Away
I’m posting my Throwback Thursday post a day early in honor of my son’s sixth birthday. The original blog was … Continue reading Throwback: The Birth (aka How My Definition of Love Changed Forever)
In 1968, Virginia Slims cigarettes were introduced by Philip Morris and targeted to women. The slogan, “You’ve come a long … Continue reading When It Comes To Equal Pay, Race Matters