Encouraging/Empowering Others

Women Safety

At 10pm I went to nearby shop for shampoo. One boy followed me & he tried to enter my room forcefully. He almost entered & then I pushed him away & started shouting then he ran...

My life

My name is Akeelah my life has been on a bumpy road. At the age of 7 my mom went to prison and i had to keep all my feelings held on the inside.I had to go 5 years without a mother I...

LIFE CAN BE BEAUTIFUL

I wish for everyone to learn something useful from my story, my suffering.  All refugees feel bad, but someone can understand them. When you lose someone you love, this is a very hard...

Unwavering spirit!!!

“A woman is the full Circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform”. – Diane Mariechild A women’s role can be appropriately described as...

The spectrum of empowerment!!!

“A woman is the full Circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform”. – Diane Mariechild A women’s role can be appropriately described as ‘multi-dimensional’...

You Are Not The Storm. You Are The Sun.

For as long as I can remember, I have put others’ needs before my own. Where did this come from exactly? Was it a taught behavior? Was it a way to protect myself from the unpredictability...

THEY CAN NOT BREAK US

Today, I realized that I am so strong, because I have three stories like this. Three times someone tried to rape me—first, when I was eight years old, [the] second time when I...

Survive

Covid affected all of us. We had to stay in our homes and become sick of each other if not of an illness. We had to rely on technology and become zoom-bies. But some of us teenage, black...