Successful Black Women: Lena Waithe

The actress, producer, and screenwriter made history last year as the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing for her work on Master of None, for an episode based on her own experience coming out as a lesbian. She’s already changing the television landscape, with her Showtime series The Chi and her... Continue Reading →

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DQT Podcast: The Church Needs A Support Group For Those Taking Care Of Family With Mental Illness!

A pastor of a popular church opens up about her struggles caring for both her mother and brother living with mental illness. This strain is not only on the individual but on those family members who have to change their lives to care for them. Listen to her diary entry at "Dear Qui Talks" on... Continue Reading →

Successful Black Women: La June Montgomery Tabron

The president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation—the first woman and first African American to hold the position—oversees one of the nation’s largest foundations, with $8.2 billion in assets. The organization’s mission to improve the well-being of children has led to recent investments in schools in Battle Creek and Detroit, Michigan. The foundation also... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Lesson: Eat Healthful Foods

Eat only the foods that are good for you. Perhaps this is something you normally do, in which case you should feel very good about how well you're caring for yourself. Most people, however, know that they should be more attentive to this area, but find it difficult. Your goal: To practice healthy nutrition.

Successful Black Women: Kimberly Bryant

If technology is the future, this former engineer is making sure black girls don’t get trapped on the wrong side of the digital divide. She founded Black Girls Code in 2011 to expose girls of color ages 7 to 17 to STEM disciplines and give them opportunities to learn technology and coding skills at workshops... Continue Reading →

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