Here is a list of my favorite people, places and initiatives:
HBCUstory is an advocacy initiative, preserving, presenting and promoting inspiring stories of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community’s past and present, for our future. We’re making your HBCU memories, matter!
Black Docs Radio features a panel of four African American trailblazing female doctors from different fields who share their opinions on numerous subject matters that are important to the African-American community including: HBCU history, mental health, healthy living, and much more.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding in 1913, more than 200,000 women have joined the sisterhood of predominantly Black, college educated women.
Fisk University was founded in 1866, shortly after the end of the Civil War. A historically black university, Fisk is the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk’s outstanding faculty and students continue to enhance the University’s national reputation for academic excellence.
The H.O.P.E. Scholarship Initiative is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization designed to empower students facing financial hardships with scholarships. We work with a variety of organizations ranging from the philanthropic to the corporate to raise money for need-based scholarships.
Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library which is located on the library’s second floor, serves as a repository and research center for historic Nashville materials. The division currently consists of the Special Collections Center, the Nashville Room, the Civil Rights Room, the Nashville Banner Archives, and four Writer’s Rooms.
Women Also Know History promoting and supporting the work of women historians, we offer a concrete way to address explicit and implicit gender bias in public and professional perceptions of historical expertise. Our searchable website makes it easier to identify and connect with women historians working in a wide range of fields and professional settings.Our social media campaign raises awareness of women historians, their contributions to historical knowledge, and their roles as public intellectuals. #womenalsoknowhistory