We get into some of the more complex water issues we have seen in the media and some that we may not have even heard about. Mississippi was a topic of conversation. That is a poorly run state for people of color on so many fronts. Mike had a very interesting breakdown of the issues in that state.
“Those are hands that have prayed over us, fixed some of our favorite foods, and healed some of our sickest days. Those are the hands that concocted the hot-toddies that worked better than modern medicine and the hands that baked the pies we loved so much.” ~Tonya McKenzie
These three organizations worked together to sue the city, with the help of a loan from the mayor, and yet the politicians who support the suing organizations sit in closed session to hear the city’s defense strategy. ~Sondra Segall
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
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[…]
presented by The Sasha Marina Show Check out the conversation with Sasha and Tonya McKenzie, PR Consultant and CEO of Sand & Shores. They get down to the business of PR and being an author. Authenticity is the root of all greatness. Check out the interview.
In season 2, episode 2 of the Badass Boss Babe podcast we’ll dive deeper into mind and soul development as we take on overcoming trauma and forms of PTSD with speaker and author, Tonya McKenzie. Check out the episode.
Kids are pretty basic. When you’re nice to them and you give them attention and buy them things, they love you. They want you around. They want to be around you. Predators know that. So, they do all of the things that a child wants to get their loyalty. They then proceed to satisfy their own physical or emotional needs.