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About Edna

As an Afro-Dominicana with a confident predestined voice, I aim to empower and celebrate the Queen within each woman that I encounter, by sharing thought-provoking stories, articles, and art with the ambition to encourage you to discover, own and expose the inner conqueror you are designed to be.

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Stillness 

July 9, 2020
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Stillness  Being present for others, handling responsibilities, grinding in your purpose, and holding yourself together to meet that standard of expectancy can be heavy.  When you finally meet up with Mr/Madam heavy, ‘cause you will. You will have to ask yourself, do I keep going and break? Or do I allow myself to hold steady…

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Black Lives Matter

June 19, 2020
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Juneteenth 2020 My husband Shamar. Patient, Loving, Attentive, Passionate, Strong, and Protective of all who are important to him. But these past few weeks he was shook with anger and frustration. This hit differently from any other hateful crimes. He was retraumatized. He relieved feelings he buried. Feelings of hindrance and embarrassment from the handful…

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Celebrating Black History Month by Highlighting Afro-Latinx

February 7, 2019
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Highlighting Afro-Latinx during BHM Day Siete (7) Historian, writer, and activist. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican of African and German descent who moved to the United States and researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture was founded…

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Shout Out Sunday

November 18, 2018
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#ShoutOutSunday  I attended the Power Women Summit 2018 – LA, California I attended a couple of weeks ago with Latinas Rising, it was overwhelmingly empowering. I really did not have words to fully express my experience. The summit was full of stories, statements, and teachings from WOMEN and some men in Hollywood, educators, social justice and…

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I am Afro-Latina

October 29, 2018
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What defines me as Afro-Latina?  Is it because its an acceptable term, now? Is it the texture of my hair, because, I can just go to the “beauty supply”  and buy a hair follicle acid applicator… that would give me, “good hair”.  Is it the delicious platanos that I boil, mash with butter and eat…

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