“As a gun violence and sexual assault survivor, I wanted to have a career that had an impact on the lives of victims.” ~Tonya McKenzie
Because resident, Joan Irvine stated that the line of questioning was inappropriate and gender specific, Bill Brand decided not to put Irvine on the Cannabis Steering Committee even though she has 20 years of online child protection technology expertise. Her work saves lives.
“… women-owned businesses have suffered lower sales and been closing at higher rates than businesses owned by men. According to the upcoming Global State of Small Business report, 25% of women-led businesses closed.”
There are so many TVs in the establishment that they can play a different sports competition on each TV. You will never miss a thing. There is even live Vegas sports betting information on the wall by the bar.
~About the SpeakEasy Tavern
Bring on the “T”. ~Tell Jeanell
One thing that I have learned is that when people of authority put you in a position to shine, they are trusting you to do well, excel, and represent them and their decision-making. They are trusting you with their reputation. Your job is to maximize your opportunity. ~Tonya McKenzie
The depths of complex trauma never disappear, it fades but easily recalled in certain moments. ~Tonya McKenzie
My heart hurt for Breonna, not because of the murder, but for the same reasons that my heart hurt for my mother. ~Tonya McKenzie
It’s physically challenging and emotionally draining to keep swimming through the waves with this weight pulling you down, limiting your strides. ~Tonya McKenzie
Original article published on Black Femme Epistemology By the time that I was 7 years old, I had watched my mother get shot, her boyfriend be killed, spent time in a Federal Witness Protection Program and time in a women’s prison for women with children because my mother perjured herself on the witness stand. IRead more about Our Youth & PTSD: More Common Than You Think[…]