Better Together – March 2021

Telling HERstory! by Karen Nelson On March 3, 1913, the 22 Founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. marched into history as the only African American sorority to participate in the Women’s Suffrage March after just being founded two months earlier on January...

Better Together – Jan/Feb 2021

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! by Karen Nelson By the winter of 1968, Dr. Martin King, Jr. and his organization were embarking on one of their boldest projects yet; a Poor People’s Campaign that would bring a multiracial coalition to the nation’s capital to demand federal...
Better Together – October 2020

Better Together – October 2020

Racism is a Crisis! by Karen Nelson The shooting of yet another Black man, Jacob Blake in Kenosha, was horrific and outrageous. During a peaceful protest, a vigilante killed two allies, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. A third ally, Gaige Grosskreutz,...
Better Together – September 2020

Better Together – September 2020

Everybody Counts! by Karen Nelson Five years ago, I marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with U. S. Congressman John Lewis for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Selma, Alabama. Today, amidst a lot of pain and suffering, we must do everything possible for the...
Better Together – August 2020

Better Together – August 2020

Her Voice. Her Vote. Our History. by Karen Nelson This month marks the 100th year of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote. It’s hard to this as controversial. Yet, when the women’s suffrage movement began, that was...