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Forgiveness Part 2

8/15/2018
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Forgiveness. One of the most powerful acts that a person and do, but yet so many of us have a challenging time understanding what it is and what it looks like. In last week's episode, Forgiveness Part 1, the host, Danielle Young, chats with Danielle Lyles Barton while interrogating this complex concept, explain why they made it a pillar in The 8 Pillars of Sisterhood and share their own journey about how they came to knowing forgiveness. In Forgiveness Part 2, Danielle gifts us with her...

Duration:00:40:07

Forgiveness Part 1

8/10/2018
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Forgiveness. One of the most powerful acts that a person and do, but yet so many of us have a challenging time understanding what it is and what it looks like. In this episode, the host, Danielle Young, chats with Danielle Lyles Barton interrogates this complex concept, explain why they made it a pillar in The 8 Pillars of Sisterhood and share their own journey about how they came to knowing forgiveness. To learn more about Danielle Lyles Barton, click here; as well as apply for your...

Duration:00:36:41

Compromise & Contribution

8/2/2018
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We define Love as "the will to extend ones self for the purpose of nurturing ones own or another's spiritual growth." Sometime nurturing another's spiritual growth looks like compromise. Compromise is reciprocated effort. Both parties must be willing to come to solution or arrangement that benefits the relationship. In this episode, we look at compromise; as well as, how some people misconstrue sacrifice for compromise. Although there is nothing inherently wrong with sacrificing,...

Duration:00:43:16

Tongues of Fire

7/18/2018
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In our last episode, where we discussed the importance of truth and story-telling, we discovered that part of telling our stories is feeling safe to do so; which Safety happens to be one of the pillars in our 8 Pillars of Sisterhood. In this episode, inspired by bell hooks' chapter Tongues of Fire in her book Sisters of the Yam, we talk about how we can use truth-telling and story-telling to either liberate and be life-affirming or to give harsh critiques and judgments. We also discuss...

Duration:00:54:27

Storytelling & Truth-Telling

7/5/2018
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Through storytelling we're able to not only connect with others, but connect with ourselves; as we discover that those we interact with are often times our mirrors. Listening to anothers' story helps us appreciate or finally acknowledge things in ourselves we once ignored. Speaking our truth and telling our story is a way to reclaim our power. Yet, “Telling the truth about one’s life is not simply about naming the “bad” things, exposing horrors. It is also about being able to speak openly...

Duration:00:40:40

BONUS 03 Episode

7/2/2018
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Through storytelling we're able to not only connect with others, but connect with ourselves; as we discover that those we interact with are often times our mirrors. Listening to anothers' story helps us appreciate or finally acknowledge things in ourselves we once ignored. Speaking our truth and telling our story is a way to reclaim our power. Yet, “Telling the truth about one’s life is not simply about naming the “bad” things, exposing horrors. It is also about being able to speak openly...

Duration:00:07:44

BONUS 02 Episode

6/28/2018
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At the end of recording Episode 5: Barriers to Sisterhood, as we waited for our audio to upload, Kendra wanted to know more about what factors were at play for Karlene's experience to be so different from hers and the other ladies. So thankfully Karlene was willing to stick around a little longer to answer that question ...and we managed to remember to hit record before missing the good stuff! Take a listen! Connect with us... Facebook Group: Click Here Instagram: Click Here Official...

Duration:00:29:52

Barriers to Sisterhood

6/25/2018
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Whether it is the work of thought leaders and activists or the intentional work done by individuals living their best lives, it feels good to see Black folk doing everything they can to shatter stereotypes that have long been ingrained in our psyches. However, many of them still loom over our heads and we often times still have to navigate how those stereotypes impact our lives knowingly or unknowingly. One of the biggest stereotypes Black women are still tackling, among Black women...

Duration:01:02:38

BONUS Episode 01

6/25/2018
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In this bonus episode to the upcoming episode, Barriers to Sisterhood, the host, Danielle Young, shares the beauty she has been blessed to find in sisterhood. However, she recognizes that there are women that do not share in her experience and truly believe that "Black women don't get along." How pervasive this belief or experience is with Black women, we don't know. Listen to this bonus episode and find out what Danielle Young, Sierra Craig and Karlene Graham think about it on Episode...

Duration:00:04:37

Can't Pour From An Empty Cup Part 2

6/19/2018
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ONyX: The Sisterhood (OTS) is here to build community and catalyze a movement where Black women hold sisterhood and a Love Ethic paramount in their quest for Black Liberation by defining Black Liberation, Love, sisterhood, femininity, womanhood and strength through solution-centered discourse. After talking about a Love Ethic, in this episode, Danielle J. Young interviews and chats with Reverend High Priestess Thema Azize Serwa about her journey to self-love and womb healing; and how the...

Duration:00:44:04

Can't Pour From An Empty Cup Part 1

6/13/2018
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ONyX: The Sisterhood (OTS) is here to build community and catalyze a movement where Black women hold sisterhood and a Love Ethic paramount in their quest for Black Liberation by defining Black Liberation, Love, sisterhood, femininity, womanhood and strength through solution-centered discourse. After talking about a Love Ethic, in this episode, Danielle J. Young interviews and chats with Reverend High Priestess Thema Azize Serwa about her journey to self-love and womb healing; and how the...

Duration:00:53:36

Redefining Black Liberation Part 2

6/5/2018
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Now that we know that a Love Ethic is the answer, what is it? And, why should we make it part of our strategy in achieving Black Liberation? On this episode, Danielle J. Young is joined by, founder of Healing For Her, Danielle Lyles Barton; where they will share the definition of Love as defined in All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks, how this definition pushes us closer to our purpose and how it is so essential to sisterhood and Black Liberation. In addition to that, they center...

Duration:00:53:08

Redefining Black Liberation Part 1

5/22/2018
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How to obtain Black Liberation has always been one of the major questions throughout our existence in the U.S and throughout the African Diaspora. In this first episode of ONyX: The Sisterhood, the host and creator, Danielle J. Young, jumps right into addressing OTS' mission statement and how, ultimately, it's the answer to the most asked question within revolutionary circles. Connect with us... Facebook Group: Click Here Instagram: Click Here Official Website: Click...

Duration:00:24:43