Built to be a Blessing:

Built to be a Blessing:

Former Madisonian breaks into Texas real estate market When Nicole Williams was a little girl in Beloit, she sat at the foot of her grandfather and listened to him talk about his passion for real estate. He owned several properties throughout the area and was...
Greenwood Rising: A Personal Journey

Greenwood Rising: A Personal Journey

Amani Latimer Burris is a proud descendant of Greenwood. The infamous community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, became the mecca for Black entrepreneurs known as Black Wall Street. The then-thriving Greenwood neighborhood had built businesses, livelihoods and a community,...
Ancestral Honoring as a Form of Self Love.

Ancestral Honoring as a Form of Self Love.

Invocation Mother, Father, Creator Energies of the 5 directions. Grant your blessings so that we all may be one with wisdom. Grant your blessings that the confidence of basic goodness be eternal. Grant your blessings so that all beings enjoy profound brilliant glory....
Black Culture in Food and Farming

Black Culture in Food and Farming

Photos courtesy of Grist and the 40 Acres and a Mule Project By the turn of the 20th century, emancipated slaves and their descendants had amassed 14 million acres of land. Per capita there were more Black farmers than white farmers. Owning land represents freedom for...
A Jar of Mustard Seeds

A Jar of Mustard Seeds

The Role of Faith and Strength in a Black Woman’s Journey to Motherhood Photos courtesy of Tenola Plaxico of Articulate Photography Christin Gates Calloway planned out her life on paper and followed it down to a T. She earned a master’s degree in education policy,...