The Chronicles

Cuffing Season Episode 1

By Lashea | Jun 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sasha and Rasheed has been dating for quite a while now but a new girl and a possible STD makes their relationship more complicated in this episode of Cuffing Season. original-video from Black Women for Wellness on Vimeo.

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Rosa Parks Day! More than just a story!

By Lashea | Dec 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

by James Horton on December 1 As the story has been told, sixty-one years ago today, a Thursday, Rosa Parks, a tailor’s assistant at the Montgomery department store, left work in the late, cold evening, to catch the bus home. Sore and tired, Parks boarded and took an aisle seat, in the row immediately behind […]

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By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jul 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy partners with UCLA

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jul 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, July 22, 2016 Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy partnered with UCLA to facilitate a sexual health and healthy relationship workshop entitled All Da Game: Tools to See Through Smooth Talking for twenty-six eleventh graders. During the workshop we discussed sexually transmitted diseases, contraceptive methods and the ingredients of healthy and unhealthy relationships. […]

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July 8th Sessions: A Closer Look at Symptoms of Grief

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jul 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy Sisters of the Yam July 2016

I don’t know about you but i’ve felt sad, overwhelmed and anxious these past few days. This could be because there are videos of innocent Black men being executed on my Facebook newsfeed or it could be the ominous feeling that I always have…waiting for the next hashtag… waiting to hear that another Black man […]

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Sisters of the Yam – June 30th Healing Circle

By Kristina Meyers | Jul 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black women have a lot on their plates! We seldom have time to really think about how we’re feeling. We seldom have time to think about our thoughts. I mean…we’re already thinking enough! NOW we gotta think ABOUT our thoughts. I get it, I get it. But really though, have you ever sat down and […]

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Straight Out of Rape Culture

By Kristina Meyers | Jun 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

In April 2016 the Women’s Leadership Project and Young Male Scholars’ in collaboration with Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy facilitated a workshop entitled “Straight Out of Rape Culture”. Women of color have the highest rates of sexual assault, sexual harassment and sex trafficking in the U.S. Our workshop focused on answering questions like: Do […]

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What is one issue affecting the health of your community?

By Kristina Meyers | Jun 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

While recruiting for the Youth, Justice and Advocacy team, Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy has intermittently given presentations about the team at a group dedicated to girls of color called Girl Talk and several classes (home-rooms and college preparatory classes) at Crenshaw High School. We’ve reached over 60 youth at Crenshaw High School through […]

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10 Ways You Can Support Black Womyn & Girls

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Jan 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Valuing Ourselves

By Get Smart B4 U Get Sexy | Dec 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Valuing ourselves is a key ingredient in any relationship. When we value ourselves, we believe we deserve respect, kindness and honesty. We must know this when entering a relationship. If we don’t know this when we enter a relationship, it is easy to believe we just got “lucky,” or that we hit the jackpot by […]

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