Posted 3 days ago

Singer Erykah Badu makes only $3.60 performing on New York street

$3 and 6 dimes, how ironic, if you remember that line from her hit song “On & On” which put her on the map.

Posted 1 week ago

T. Braxton Photography

There is nothing more beautiful and raw than capturing photos of nature. I feel most alive when I am walking through Central Park, one of my favorite places in world, it is where I become one with nature. Mesmerized by the flow of a stream, a flower or tree or a big honey bee; the reservoir track with huge city landscapes hiding in the back…Oh how I love it!

All photos are original photography…

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Posted 1 week ago

Fall in Love With Fall

Fall in Love With Fall

Happy Friday!

How are you enjoying the Fall season thus far?  What do you love about this season?  Is it the crisp air,  falling leaves, or the tons of Fall Festivals that take place?  Well for me, it is all of the above and then some.  I love walking through Central Park here in New York City, which is one of my favorite places in the world!  I enjoy Central Park during all four seasons, but it…

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Posted 1 week ago

Ms. Veteran America 2014 - The Woman Beyond the Uniform

Ms. Veteran America 2014 – The Woman Beyond the Uniform

On Sunday, October 12, 2014– People from all over will come together to find out who will be crowned Ms. Veteran America 2014!  This annual event is a fundraiser in support of  housing for women veterans and their children.  To think about these women sacrificing their life for our country, and to come home and have to deal with homelessness is unacceptable.  This event is a reminder that our…

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Breast Cancer Organizations For Black Women | BlackDoctor

Breast Cancer Organizations For Black Women | BlackDoctor

In lieu of Breast Cancer Awareness…

Breast Cancer Organizations For Black Women | BlackDoctor.

#BlackWomenStandUp #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

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Posted 3 weeks ago

#WednesdayWords - From Ex KTVA Alaska Reporter, Charlo Greene Who Quit Live on Air

New Blog Post:

charlo

BWSU recently posted the infamous video of Charlo Greene, Owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club who abruptly quit her news job live on air the other day.  The video has gone viral and everyone is talking about Charlo Greene and her cause of legalizing medical marijuana and decriminalizing it, or about the way she actually quit…either way #BlackWomenStandUp stands in support of Charlo for her…

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Viola Davis is Beautiful

Viola Davis is Beautiful

BlackWomenStandUp:

When I first heard of the NY Times piece which blatantly disrespected Shonda Rhimes, Creator of Scandal and a few other popular television shows as well as Viola Davis, I was mortified. It was like here we go again with the whole #AngryBlackWomen stereotype of which I am so over. I tweeted about it and joined in a few discussions, but didn’t get an opportunity to post about it…

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Posted 3 weeks ago

PSA: Reminder September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

PSA: Reminder September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

September is the national awareness month for  gynecological cancers, and ovarian cancer is usually  the most stand out cancer associated with this month  an is represented by the Teal Ribbon.  Black Women Stand Up continues its Cancer Awareness Initiative focused on GYN & Breast Cancers.  Our Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day Initiative was started this past April on the 10th of the month, where we bring…

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Posted 3 weeks ago

The BWSU Love Lounge…Where Love is Celebrated!

The BWSU Love Lounge…Where Love is Celebrated!

Here at BWSU our motto is Empowering Women and Standing Up for Love, our Love Lounge is where we celebrate LOVE through inspiring photos of couples who are doing the damn thing!

We seek to inspire those waiting for and believing in love, and to showcase shining examples of Black Love at it’s finest.  Join Us:)

Meet our Featured Couple of the Day…

Kenny and Tanaisha Etienne of New York City,…

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Reporter Quits On-Air - Check Out Her Jaw Dropping Exit…

Reporter Quits On-Air – Check Out Her Jaw Dropping Exit…

Wow, what a way to make an exit…from her job that is, which happened to be during her live segment on KTVA in Alaska.  This reporter keeps it all the way real!  View below, and please share your thoughts on her actions.

#BlackWomenStandUp  #BWSU 

I was completely shocked at how she made her exit and by  her words.  But there was a…

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