My role models are courageous women throughout history I’ve read about in books. They are artists, entrepreneurs, friends, and women who have influenced my genealogy research skills.
I’m a white girl, but all my role models are black women.
I have become more comfortable in my own skin. There are still things that I want to change about myself, and I will continue to work on those things through out my life. I am proud of who I have become over the past year, and I see possibilities for my future in a way that I didn’t before.
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.” How do I judge the content of this man’s character when recording and preserving his life history?
I have asked myself, Do I do good simply for goodness’s sake, or do I do good for personal gain?
I had an amazing time at our family reunion last month.
One of the things I enjoy most about spending time with my extended family was all of the conversations and storytelling.
My family loves to talk and to tell stories.
As I chose the theme for our family reunion, I built it around our family stories. I believe that words are powerful. The words that we use to tell our personal narrative, and frame our family stories can uplift, and create better bonds and connections. They can also do the opposite…
Though gifted people statistically account for about 2 to 3% of the overall population, the more time I spent getting to know the people in my neighborhood, and surrounding community, the more gifted people I found. It was reassuring knowing that we weren’t alone.