Reflecting: TEDxWilmington 7th Annual Conference

Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on. – Thurgood Marshall   Estimated time to read: 4 minutes When I first decided…

Beese Eats: De Ranch

  Never eat more than you can lift.  – Miss Piggy Estimated time to read: 4 minutes To say that I love to eat is an understatement. I am a huge foodie, but trust me when I say I am…

Testimony Thursday: God Healed My Wrist

“As a child of God, our whole reason for existing is to give God praise. What a testimony to give in a difficult situation.” – Monica Johnson  Estimated time to read: 4 minutes I had this crazy, unsightly and painful…

Beese Eats: Peju’s Restaurant and Lounge

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child Estimated to Read: 8 minutes A few weeks back, I was asked, “What are the best Nigerian restaurants in the DMV (District, Maryland, and Virginia area)?” He…

Alter Ego: Growing Up in America in a Nigerian Home

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. – Marcus Garvey Estimated time to read: 8 minutes Growing up in America as a first generation child in the 90s and…

Thought Leader: How to Develop An Entrepreneur Mindset

  I decided to start my ed tech company, Upliftology™, in 2015 when I realized a huge need still existed to help students prepare for their higher education goals and pursuits. I saw the disparity mostly among those in the…

World Wide Woman: 3 Tips for Easy Travel

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert Estimated time to read: 4 minutes Every week for work, I hop on a plane and head to work. Although I leave home…

Sororities, Fraternities, and the Church: The Reasons Why they Should Co-Exist

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. – Malcolm X Estimated time to read: 16 minutes Over the past few weeks, I have personally been invited into conversations and asked if it is possible for people to be…