FREE 4 day virtual writer's retreat for women of color. Good morning beautiful writers! Grand rising! We hope you feel rested. This morning you are invited to put good things in your body. Lots of fresh fruits, nuts, light meals, snacks often. Get up and stretch, walk around every 30 minutes (for those who know… Continue reading Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat DAY TWO
https://youtu.be/RGGagj30xJU Article I reference: A woman's greatest enemy? A lack of time to herself | Brigid Schulte | Opinion | The Guardian “There’s such a struggle going on in me!” Alma wrote in her diary. “And a miserable longing for someone who thinks OF ME, who helps me to find MYSELF! I’ve sunk to the… Continue reading Staying the Course ~ Ep. 470
We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially opened for the 4th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers’ Retreat taking place in the Catskills, New York, Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th 2018. This year’s theme is: Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! We are excited about this year’s theme because the emphasis for our… Continue reading Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! #writersretreat #woc
What do we believe? Today I read from my journal… “when we are filled with self-doubt. They are better than us! They deserve better than me! We don’t believe we are worthy. We don’t believe we are good enough. And the thing is… our kids feel the same. They do not believe they are worthy.… Continue reading Unwavering Beliefs… Who are you rooting for?
5 Reasons Why Women Can’t Be Friends ~ Ep. 50: In this episode I talk about why some women can’t be friends. Watch youtube video: https://youtu.be/hpO_pNMQXOo SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE! Please leave your comments -- LIKE my pages and leave your reviews on Itunes and Soundcloud. Love, Ali Podcast available FREE on ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-afrolatina-show-podcast/id1243885137?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Women Can’t Be Friends
5 Reasons Why Women Can’t Be Friends ~ Ep. 50 In this episode I talk about why some women can’t be friends. Watch youtube video: https://youtu.be/hpO_pNMQXOo SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE! Please leave your comments -- LIKE my pages and leave your reviews on Itunes and Soundcloud. Love, Ali Podcast available FREE on ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-afrolatina-show-podcast/id1243885137?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4… Continue reading 5 Reasons Women Can’t Be Friends
Why are spaces for women of color important TO ME? Because for far too long we have been left out of the narratives. In this space you are at the center of the conversation. Because without you there is NO me! Because writing is how we dig for the truth and hopefully save ourselves. Because… Continue reading Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!
#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
Follow The next Afrolatina is an incredible writer of Haitian descent. I include her as an Afrolatina by choice! One that there is no argument on. Edwidge Danticat and I (a writer of Dominican descent) share an island. In my life work, the Afrolatinos doc, it was/is important for us to include Haiti in the… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat
Yesterday was our last WFW Writing Workshop for this round and it was intense, beautiful, and inspiring. Six writers journeyed with me for the past three months to explore genres they have never written. These writers chose to expand. To be uncomfortable. To grow as writers. We wrote flash fiction, essay, and short story. They… Continue reading Sometimes Writers Just Need Support! #WFWWritein