Nancy Sumari: Woman Extraordinaire

Women’s History Month is coming to an end, and we are continuing our Phenomenal Women Series with power! We will continue showcasing women even after March is over, because there is so much to celebrate, acknowledge, and be inspired by! For this post I interviewed none other than Nancy Sumari. I thank you, Mama Zuri, for…

Female Genital Mutilation

Did you know that female genital mutilation (FGM) is reported to have been practiced in the US as recently as 2010? The United States of America is many things, good and bad, but I held the belief that the majority of the people who want to live in the US of A, are people who…

A Photo for You = Education for a Girl

It’s spring time! It’s time for new things, reassessment of new year’s resolutions, some thorough cleaning, and pollen everywhere! When it comes to wanting something new and cleaning ‘house’ thoroughly, I believe we can do so in various ways. Surely keeping my living space clean is good and necessary for my overall wellbeing, but I…

Girls: The First Teachers

Girls become women, and women are our first teachers. It is imperative that we focus on the wholesome education of girls everywhere. I am originally from Tanzania, and in May 2010 I went to Tanzania mainland & to Zanzibar. My intent was to visit a school my mother had spoken with me about, to see its…

Decisions and Consequences

When my daughter was about nine years old, I wanted to move to Tallahassee, FL. so she could attend a Summerhill school. It is the only one like it in the entire state, and it was so, SO, so appealing to me! We visited the school for a week, she liked it and wanted to…