Ky Dele helps honor Black Men in New Orleans

Ky Dele started the Ky Dele Foundation (KDF) to provide a sustainable solution to her philanthropic endeavors.     Ky Dele is a professional who utilizes her clinical skills, entrepreneurial background and lifestyle management expertise to make a difference.  Ky has seamlessly blended her diverse career…

BrassyBrown.com Internships Available

Do you want to create content about women of color in New Orleans? If  your passion is creative advocacy, then this internship is for you. Show us your skills! We are looking for interns to create content that engages women of color in New Orleans and…

Resistance Must Be Personal

  re·sist·ance rəˈzistəns/ noun 1. the refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument.   Bob Marley gave us so many songs of political resistance.  The song above “Slogans” is not as well-known as his other hits—but it’s…

My Road Trip to the Whitney Plantation

  If you haven’t visited the Whitney Plantation, you should go and I don’t mean that in a tourism kinda way. I mean that you should allow your body to be confronted with slavery. You should stand inside a slave cabin, walk inside the masta’s house,…

Book Review: ‘There’s an Alligator in Audubon Park!’

By Rachel Dangermond One of the facts about young minds is children like scary stories that produce pleasurable anxiety. In Gina Minor Allen’s book the alligator fills the role of dread in the plot. Little do we know as we turn the pages that it is…

Amber Ferchaud is a BodyBuilder with Purpose

We’re kicking off November with an interview with Amber Ferchaud.  Amber is a New Orleans young professional and a body builder commitment to her health and mental/emotional wellness.  Here’s our interview:  Tell us a little about you  I am 32 years old. I was born and raised in…