Starting November 8th — we’ve got you covered for your holiday meal needs — with pet tips too

Planning Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful with all the food to prepare, people to manage and accommodate, but the ladies at GFC are here to help. We’ve used out used our years of experience to develop a plan to help you get organized for the holiday.

I’m using the word…

Free speech and free thought doesn’t apply to Black and brown people?

Several people like Meghan McCain are criticizing Gwen Berry for turning away during the National Anthem — but it’s her right as an American.

I’ve seen hateful comments spouting the same racist rhetoric starting with the classic: “If you hate this country…”

Protest and criticism doesn’t always come from…

Tell our men to bring their friends — our Asian fam needs us

I am peaceful, but I’m not a passivist — never have been — never will be…I never started a fight, but I ended plenty and stay prepared. My Grandfather taught me how to defend myself, because he said, “the world isn’t safe [for women and girls]”. I was an only…

Black youth and hip hop don’t speak for all of us

Let me preface this piece by saying I have and will always stand with the Asian community — especially following the racist murder of 6 Asian women in Georgia and increased attacks across the country. Sadly, as we call for unity between Black and Asian communities, another controversy unfolds.…

A funny but true story

White women we don’t want your sad, sloppy seconds

Let me preface this story by saying this is not about all white people or the faithful and loving few who honor, respect Black and brown people. This story is not about white people who are proudly and happily married to Black and brown people like: Alexis Ohanian, Paul Wall…

Black Women and Violence: Strong Black Women Get Abused, Too

The myths that keep us ashamed, silent, and still

You can’t be abused if you fight back and it’s your fault if you keep going back?

These are questions I secretly asked myself every time I heard a woman — especially a Black or brown woman make abuse allegations. …

Wow such a beautiful story - I shared it with friends. I'm exploring slowing down as I get older - I want to live a happy, slow life but a lot of people don't honor or respect that lifestyle choice.

Thank you for writing this wonderfully raw and informative article.

What happened to all the commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion?

I really hope owners and executives read this because posting opportunities using diversity buzz words with zero diversity screams tokenism, performative inclusion, and potential problems for any Black or brown person you hire.

I’ve spent this last quarter researching and networking with a lot of media and publication companies and…

I've seen the changes but most of them have actually worked in my favor. I think Medium is like any company or community - it's about connections.

When we're working and writing alone - it isn't fun, but when we build connections and community within this massive space - we feel a sense of comfort and encouragement.

Good luck Winifred and everyone on Medium - I'll end by saying - I love Medium, but in this economy, we must diversify our income. It also puts a lot of things in perspective.

I've tried to write on blogs - but I found a community on Medium.

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