Showing posts from February 26, 2023

Her Story. Her Words. Her Heart.

Happy Women's Herstory (not HIStory) Month! I've often discussed the "glows-n-grows" of being a woman, therefore, I will keep my thoughts brief. Every woman walking this earth, lived inside her grandmother, as women are born with all the eggs she'll ever release. Having said that, I ache that I never birthed a daughter to continue the tradition of holding my daughter/grand-daughter within my being to transfer any bit of extra love and support I could muster as a mother. Through miscarriages and unsurvivable births, I know the importance of the female body and the strength it takes to carry, birth and nourish life. Women and only women know that magnitude of humanity. Let us excel in equality, endurance and empathy. We're a profession of healers, nurturers and parents. Every bit of our essence is worth its weight in gold...and the world must reflect, uplift and value women. Period. Enjoy this month's newsletter and treat the women in your life to a

AI in Favor of Racists?

Quite honestly, if AI (Artificial Intelligence) proves to continue racism/prejudices/biases in favor of white supremacist ideology--as it presently demonstrates-- I DO NOT WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH IT. I will use my platform to discuss the inequities--as I presently do--in hopes that improvements are made to represent all perspectivities with authenticity and relevance as it pertains to AI's successes and continuances. Black people have always been scholars, scientists and sage counsel for the world. AI needs to reflect that conviction. Enslavement represents what was done to us, not our history. All of the present hoopla discusses all the "amazing things" AI can do: colleges are in uproar about AI writing papers , entrepreneurs test out the ease of creating business plans , etc. To test out my theory, I asked ChatGPT to write a paper on Black History for #BHM. My gut believed it would present a "whitewashed" version of Black History worse than Flo