“Is That All Yours?!”: Why I’ve Never Worn a Wig

Edited by Madeline Gunawan  I’m wearing a bonnet. I don’t think there’s a sexy kind of bonnet. I don’t think there’s even a bonnet that’s “fashionable,” or one socially acceptable to wear out in public without getting weird looks from people. They just don’t understand, and it shows. They can get away with not wearing…

June 9 Election: Poll Worker Recap

I, like many others, saw a myriad of posts on social media about Fulton County needing 250 poll workers the week before election day. Considering I’ve been furloughed from work due to COVID-19, I decided to sign up since I would be available all day. I sent an email to the contact listed on June…

A List: Black-Owned ATL

I’ve seen so many lists that people are generously compiling to help us all support Black-owned businesses in Atlanta. So many that is hard to remember who shared what where so I’m going to try to compile them as a I come across them here. Feel free to share any you come across or know…

muStard: Serve others

When it comes to tactics, I’ve really been thinking about what goes into serving others. My first thought was “How can I serve others more?” Then it was “How can I serve others BEST?” I think quality over quantity is what’s most important here…

What is MUSTARD?

As we head into 2020, I’ve really been spending a lot of time reflecting and praying about what I was going to take with me into the new year. I’ve always been super involved in community enriching organizations like the Urban League of Greater Atlanta (Young Professionals and Guild) and Junior League of Atlanta. After…

Labor Day in LA – ATL to LAX

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. That being said, after months of laboring and contributing to the strength and prosperity of this country,…