56: Women are Dope (Throwback Thursday)

Tekita Bankhead was born in Columbus, Mississippi in 1989. Living in lower-income housing during her childhood, she had to bear the loss of her father early in life. However, she fought through it and continued to overcome adversity, eventually earning a full scholarship to Mississippi University for Women as a first-generation college student.  She is […]


55: Don’t Dwell on Rejection

Rejection really, really, really sucks! Even more than it sucking… it is not something that we can avoid no matter how hard we try. However, what if it didn’t have to suck so badly? What if you could change your mind about rejection to see it as an opportunity for growth rather than a dead […]


54: Breaking Social Misconceptions

Danielle Beale is the Curator of Danielle Beale Consulting. As a Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Licensed Minister, Mental Health Advocate and Youth & Young Adult Life Skills Workshop Facilitator she is committed to helping persons reach their desired outcomes. Danielle is a native of Suffolk, VA.  She is an alumna of Shaw University with a […]


53: Showing up for Yourself

Dr. Shameka Stanford is a Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at Howard University and the Juvenile Forensic Speech-Language  Pathologist. Dr. Stanford is the first and only Juvenile Forensic SLP in the United States and she specializes in Juvenile Forensics, Law Enforcement Interaction with youth with CD, and child language disorders.  Her research […]