Author Archives: Ebonni Bryant

Celebrating Slavery

Celebrating Slavery

Some people can have a cynical view of holidays. “Valentines Day was created by the greeting card companies.” “Christmas has become capitalistic.” “People aren’t giving back during service holidays like MLK or Veterans Day.” All valid points made by well-meaning folks who I believe look for experiences and, by extension, people to be authentic. We […]

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She’s Running for Office

She’s Running for Office

According to American University, 35% of women are encouraged to run for office from more than three sources, compared to the 49% of their male counterparts. Why? Why do you think there are nonprofits and community groups dedicated to motivating, educating, and financially supporting women who should run for office? I’ll share more when I […]

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What Is Missing from the Conversation About Race and Police Brutality?

What Is Missing from the Conversation About Race and Police Brutality?

I was having a conversation with a colleague recently. When she is in the room, you can tell some people are uncomfortable. And by “some people,” I mean some white people. She is an outspoken advocate for people of color, specifically men who have been in prison and supporting their goals as they re-enter their […]

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