“The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” —Iyanla Vanzant This episode is part ongoing series that celebrates the leadership of Women-of-Color in the greater Madison area, with a focus of those who are leading mainstream organizations, many of whom that have historically have not been lead […]
“Cuando la oportunidad se presenta, agárrala. Agárrate fuerte y no dejar ir!”—Celia Cruz Today’s guest features leading Latina women in the Madison community. Guests include Araceli Esparza, Nancy Saiz, and Karen Menendez Coller. Araceli Esparza. She is a writer, poet, and a community activist.And a good friend to the work of Lilada’s Livingroom. Nancy Saiz is a […]
“I will look after you and I will look after anybody you say needs to be looked after, any way you say. I am here. I brought my whole self to you. I am your mother.” ― Maya Angelou, Mom & Me & Mom Today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day, originally called International Working […]
“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” -Shirley Chisholm Now here we are at the end of February, a week after the local primary elections, and in the midst of our own local election milestones. With that, today’s topic is Black Politicians: Running While Black, looking at people […]
Our topic today is Faith and the Civil Rights Movement. Today Lilada is joined by Reverend Dr. Alexander Gee. He is the Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life Church, the founder and Executive Director of The Nehemiah Center of Urban Leadership and Justified Anger, as well as a self-proclaimed angry Black man.
Pictures told, for those who could not see themselves, of the strength and beauty of the people, of the hostility and anger of the opposition, and of the promise of a world free of racism. -Julian Bond One of my missions with the healing work I do is to create and expand on digital storytelling. […]