We get into some of the more complex water issues we have seen in the media and some that we may not have even heard about. Mississippi was a topic of conversation. That is a poorly run state for people of color on so many fronts. Mike had a very interesting breakdown of the issues in that state.
“Those are hands that have prayed over us, fixed some of our favorite foods, and healed some of our sickest days. Those are the hands that concocted the hot-toddies that worked better than modern medicine and the hands that baked the pies we loved so much.” ~Tonya McKenzie
These three organizations worked together to sue the city, with the help of a loan from the mayor, and yet the politicians who support the suing organizations sit in closed session to hear the city’s defense strategy. ~Sondra Segall
Because resident, Joan Irvine stated that the line of questioning was inappropriate and gender specific, Bill Brand decided not to put Irvine on the Cannabis Steering Committee even though she has 20 years of online child protection technology expertise. Her work saves lives.
“… women-owned businesses have suffered lower sales and been closing at higher rates than businesses owned by men. According to the upcoming Global State of Small Business report, 25% of women-led businesses closed.”
There are so many TVs in the establishment that they can play a different sports competition on each TV. You will never miss a thing. There is even live Vegas sports betting information on the wall by the bar.
~About the SpeakEasy Tavern
“As a gun violence and sexual assault survivor, I wanted to have a career that had an impact on the lives of victims.” ~Tonya McKenzie
Bring on the “T”. ~Tell Jeanell
One thing that I have learned is that when people of authority put you in a position to shine, they are trusting you to do well, excel, and represent them and their decision-making. They are trusting you with their reputation. Your job is to maximize your opportunity. ~Tonya McKenzie
The depths of complex trauma never disappear, it fades but easily recalled in certain moments. ~Tonya McKenzie