Hues of Humanity: Let’s Begin the Conversation

From issues of race to emotional awareness, Hues of Humanity is a documentary produced by Rachel and Dianna Henderson that was created to build bridges across our collective lives through meaningful conversation. The film, which features various speakers including our own, Tunya Griffin, who share their thoughts to encourage open, honest and thoughtful dialogue.  …

Join Us for the 2019 Girl Chat Conference

We are proud to announce the 2019 Girl Chat Conference, which will be held on May 25, 2019, at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y. Our conference is a support and networking event that connects and empowers women from different backgrounds, experiences and ages, helping them to realize their full potential as leaders and change…

Oprah’s First Two Thoughts Every Morning

How does Oprah Winfrey accomplish so much during her day? She is OWN network’s head and Harpo production company chief, Queen Sugar executive producer, Greenleaf actress and producer, philanthropist, Weight Watchers spokesperson (who bought a 10 percent stake in the company in 2015), and still manages to get in an interview here and there and…

7 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

If you’ve ever been in an abusive relationship, you’re well aware that it can be both physical and emotional (even financial). Unfortunately, for many women (and men), we often don’t see the signs until it’s too late. In fact, what lies behind a mask of ultra-attractive confidence, lies a fragile self-esteem, vulnerable to the slightest…

Oprah Winfrey: “A New Day Is On The Horizon!”

This year’s Golden Globes was special. Not just because Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award, making her the first Black woman to do so. It’s an award she rightly earned. Just look at what she’s done: Winfrey was known as the queen of the daytime talk show with The Oprah Winfrey…

Why Are Black People Still Color Struck?

Colorism exists in many cultures and has permeated society for thousands of years. In fact, in Egypt, there was evidence that many of the statues were defaced and changed to reflect individuals with sharper and more European features versus their African ones. Years of seeing one type of beauty revealed as better in our culture,…

Is A “Friends With Benefits” Relationship Healthy?

  In the past few decades, sex has become more casual from the days when sex was only performed if two consenting adults were in a relationship that was leading towards marriage.  More and more people are choosing to hold off on tying the knot to explore their sexuality within non-traditional relationships, and the most common…

Tunya Griffin with students at Eastridge High School in Irondequoit, a suburb of Rochester, where she spoke about “Making Educational Moves” to provide students with strategies to stay focused on completing their high school education while preparing for college.