ColorBlind Magazine Celebrates 3 Years
Oct23

ColorBlind Magazine Celebrates 3 Years

ColorBlind Magazine CEO shares her thoughts on why the magazine still exists 3 years later… (Adapted from the October 2015 Newsletter) Inspiring Minds is the name of the permanent, interactive Science exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. As a former employee, I led tours through the exhibit and grew to have a deeper respect for past and contemporary workers in the S.T.E.M. field. Daily I was surrounded by the stories of over 500 lives, successes, and inventions that make life better right to this day. Inspiring indeed. Inspiration propels a person forward. But where does inspiration come from? Nature? Music? Those we love? To some extent, yes. Still, we must remember that inspiration resides within you. Sometimes the birds aren’t singing, the music isn’t making us dance, and loved ones may not say the right thing. But your personal inspiration should still exist. ColorBlind Magazine is a product of inspiration. That is why it has reached its 3rd year of existence this October. Look for the following topics on the website this month: Inspired by…? (everyone has the opportunity to inspire others) Inspiring shoe fashion and food features Songs and books that can inspire you The encouraging comments from readers, quotes (such as the one to the left), and support add to my inspiration and commitment to this publication. Three years in and still inspired? Yes, that is a good sign. Sincerely, Leah T....

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Womanhood: Life of a Superwoman
Oct05

Womanhood: Life of a Superwoman

Compiled by Leah Johnson Being a woman requires a lot. We are moms, wives, friends, sisters, aunts, nieces, girlfriends, professionals. Sometimes, society can make us feel we can and should wear these various hats simultaneously. For those moments when womanhood is tough, remind yourself of the words from the soulful songstress Alicia Keys in her song “Superwoman.” What song(s) make YOU feel like a superwoman? Share with us!...

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“Michelle Obama” Week
Oct04

“Michelle Obama” Week

Information Compiled by Leah Johnson Education Enthusiast This past week, it seemed as if Michelle Obama dominated the news. She made appearances to discuss the importance of education. She encouraged people to tweet #62milliongirls which is the number (mostly made up of adolescent females) who are not in school. Statistics such as those represented by the hashtag should help us all to appreciate the value of receiving an education, or to continue their education. Mrs. Obama’s initiative is found here. Fashion Icon Mrs. Obama also made headlines wearing a black Vera Wang dress to the Chinese State Dinner. Wang, a Chinese-American designed a black, off-the-shoulder mermaid dress that paired effortlessly with the black suit worn by POTUS. A picture of her look is found here on our Instagram page. Encouraging the Younger Generation Lastly, Mrs. Obama is lending her voice to a new episode of the beloved children’s show Doc Mcstuffins. The episode airs on Monday October 5th at 9 am. Take a sneak peak here!    ...

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