I Am the Storm

I’ve weathered many storms over the last few years: divorce, illness, single parenting through a pandemic, narcissistic abuse, the death of a family member and more, but nothing could have prepared me for the dizzying tsunami – and profound personal awakening – that the past month delivered. Read More

Confidence in Chucks: Kamala Makes
History and Paves the Way

It’s Black History Month, and what a time in our history to celebrate! In February (and every day!) we honor in an intentional way the incredible Black women who have affected so much change in the world. Women like Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Audre Lorde, Shirley Chisholm, and modern-day heroes like Maxine Waters and Stacey Abrams come to mind. While looking back is an important tradition, we can also look to right now in celebrating Black history. It is so important to acknowledge what is true: Black history is happening right now and it’s incredible. Read More

You Can’t “Both Sides” Your Brand:
What Gap Got Wrong

While millions of votes were still being counted after a contentious election day, and there was still uncertainty about the outcome of the presidential race, The Gap tweeted an image of a half-red, half-blue hoodie bearing the brand’s logo, with the caption, “The one thing we know, is that together, we can move forward.” Here’s where the Gap went wrong, and the lesson for other brands. Read More

We Must Save Ourselves

Today is a pivotal moment in our history. Many of us have called this the most consequential election of our lifetime. We’re not wrong. But here’s the truth: this is so much more than a presidential election. In fact, no matter what happens today, you will wake up on Wednesday morning, and you will still need to be ready to fight the good fight – for justice, for integrity, for a kinder and more compassionate country for all of us. We the people must save ourselves. Read More

Women Leading the Conversation: Race and Friendship – It’s Not Black & White

Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we listen to Black women. For far too long, our society has been focused on White voices and Black women’s voices have gone unheard. Today it is necessary that we center Black women’s lives, stories, and calls to action. Which is why for the next interview in my Women Leading the Conversation series at AllBright, I will be talking to my good friend, Garcelle Beauvais. Read More