Blog by Tai

Preserving Black Cultural History: Our Kingdom on the Nile

-JULY, 2023-

From my early years, I nurtured a profound reverence for my cultural history, a connection that remains unshakeable even after being uprooted from our homes during the second civil war, sparked by a tyrant military dictator’s illegal coup.

After enduring 30 years of authoritarian rule, which finally ended in 2019 due to months of popular protests, a new generation was ignited with a desire to embrace and be inspired by our history. Among the resounding chants by the protesters were tributes to the Kushite rulers of ancient times: “My grandfather is Tirhaka! My grandmother is a Kandake!”

Yoga as a revolutionary tool for healing Black Women

-JUNE, 2023-

For far too long, Black women have been forced to navigate a society that systemically devalues and oppresses them, leading to a disproportionate amount of stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. The practice of yoga offers a path towards healing and self-discovery that can help Black women take back control of their well-being in ways that are truly revolutionary.

Breath as Liberation: Empowering Black Women and Femmes to Thrive Unapologetically

- JUNE, 2023 -

A few days ago, I had the incredible opportunity to attend a wellness event hosted by the Congress of Black Women ON

You are…

(A poem for Indigenous History Month and Pride Month, love you all)

Black women can’t be depressed…

-DECEMBER, 2022-

Over a decade ago I left the field of psychology because it simply did not care about Black women. As a Black woman studying psychology, I struggled to see myself reflected in the readings and assignments of my undergraduate and graduate courses. Black women have largely been ignored and/or excluded in research and readings regarding mental health, its manifestations, and interventions ….

Yoga as a revolutionary tool for healing Black Women

-FEBRUARY, 2023-

. For far too long, Black women have been forced to navigate a society that systemically devalues and oppresses them, leading to a disproportionate amount of stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges. The practice…

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