African Americans / Black America / Going Green / Networking / NJ / People of Color / US

Cash Mob this Friday! Support a Small Business!

The CASH MOB is at Eden Organix. If you are coming please respond to this post so I can add you to the count. Also, feel free to bring friends and family! Here are the Details: When: Friday June 15, 2012 4:00pm – 7:00pm Where: Eden Organix 215 Raritan Avenue Highland Park, NJ 08904 What: … Continue reading

Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
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Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!

Happy New Year! This post marks the one year anniversary of the Double-Latte Project. I started this project as a way to give back in a small way and to highlight some great organizations and people in my corner of the internet. In 2011, I focused on the following three areas: Women & Politics, Public … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project November 2011: Witney’s Lights
AKA / Black America / Delaware / Double Latte Project / NonProfits / Philanthrophy / Relationships / República Dominicana / Violence Against Women / Women

Double-Latte Project November 2011: Witney’s Lights

So in the United States, October is known as Domestic Violence Awareness Month but internationally November is a time to acknowledge the issues around domestic violence specifically on 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In conjunction with this day, this month’s Double Latte Selection features an organization working against Domestic … Continue reading

A Refreshing Page Turner – “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”
African Americans / Book Reviews / Books / My Reading / People of Color / Race / Spelman / US / youth

A Refreshing Page Turner – “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”

During my sophomore year of college a new president was inaugurated at my alma mater Spelman College, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum. In the mist of all the excitement and pomp and circumstance, I purchased the two books Dr. Tatum had written: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations … Continue reading

Activism / Book Reviews / Books / Grassroots / Media / My Reading / PIMW / TV / US

Four Bites of the Real Effects of Reality TV

While on vacation, I FINALLY got to read Reality Bites Back the Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV by media activist and critic Jennifer Pozner. I throughly enjoyed this book which reads as a 300 page expose on the underlying tones and effects of this genre of TV which has gained increasing popularity since the year … Continue reading

Activism / Girls / US / Women

NEW: The Edna Award $10,000 Award for a Young Woman Leader in the Social Justice Movement

Author’s Note: I heard about this new opportunity from a contact in my network. Feel free to share with others that you know. Also, the emphasis in this post is mine.  *Press Release for Immediate Release April 19, 2011 Contact: Sarah Massey, sarah@massey-media.com 202-445-1169* The Berger-Marks Foundation Announces The Edna Award $10,000 Award for a Young Woman Leader … Continue reading

Double-Latte Project April 2011: Running Start
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Double-Latte Project April 2011: Running Start

Running Start has to be one of the best discoveries I have made doing school work (well beyond tools that directly help me to do my school work better). A few years back I did a graduate certificate in PACs and Political Management and in my PAC class we had to do a project about … Continue reading