Why I’m Not Here for #WhiteGirlsRock

Thank you for this post! You’ve become a #Whitegirlthatrocks for me. People are oblivious to the pain of others when it doesn’t affect them or their loved ones. Truth is, ALL GIRLS ROCK! It’s not just black women and girls who are under represented positively in mass media. Hispanic girls, asian girls, where is theire presence? I will be sharing your blog. God bless you and keep ROCKING for EQUALITY girl! #thebrokenvessel

Olivia A. Cole

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The Black Girls Rock! Foundation was founded in 2006 as an organization dedicated to the empowerment of young women of color; a foundation committed to helping black and brown girls overcome the myriad of obstacles a misogynoiristic society places squarely in front of them. The Black Girls Rock! Awards are now featured on BET as a way of recognizing role models, encouraging teachings of self worth, and emphasizing the talents of extraordinary women of color who are otherwise unseen in American media.

Let me emphasize that last part. “Women of color who are otherwise unseen in American media.” We need Black Girls Rock! because black girls and women are almost invisible in American media. Because if you were a black girl growing up in this country, watching TV and movies and reading magazines like every other kid, looking for some representation of yourself as something beautiful or heroic, you would…

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Author: The Healing Place Ministries

Denise J. Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York & holds a doctorate in biblical studies. More of her work can be found on her blog http://www.thebrokenvessel.wordpress.com​ Her first book, The Healing Of A Broken Vessel was released in 2009. Her second offering, Chambers of the Believing Heart was released in June 2012. Her objective is to inspire the modern day believer to seek an authentic, passionate relationship with the Lord.​ Both books can be found on Amazon. ​ Denise has over twenty years of ministry experience. Her past outreach efforts included ministering to nursing home residents and tutoring young women in reading. She currently hosts Healing workshops in the Jacksonville area to empower women to be Kingdom builders in the body of Christ. In addition, she is a photojournalist who contributes weekly to The Florida Star newspaper, a voice over artist and on occasion hosts the radio show IMPACT sponsored by The Florida Star newspaper on WCGL 94.7 FM a gospel station in the greater Jacksonville, FL area. Denise is fully persuaded that believers can be viable catalysts to expose the world to God’s unconditional love, healing power and authority for such a time as this!

One thought on “Why I’m Not Here for #WhiteGirlsRock”

  1. Thank you for this post! You’ve become a #Whitegirlthatrocks for me. People are oblivious to the pain of others when it doesn’t affect them or their loved ones. Truth is, ALL GIRLS ROCK! It’s not just black women and girls who are under represented positively in mass media. Hispanic girls, asian girls, where is theire presence? I will be sharing your blog. God bless you and keep ROCKING for EQUALITY girl! #thebrokenvessel

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