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NB2PW IWD 2015 Celebration

Photos from the NB2PW International Women’s Day Celebration in Ottawa featuring a One Billion Rising choreographed dance, facilitated dialogue with panelists from Oxfam, the ORCC and SASC. 50/50 draw and silent auction with proceeds to the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre. Photo credits: Gisele Salazar Post by Network of Black Business & Professional Women.

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Myth of a Strong Black Woman

Redefining Strong Black Woman I am a Black woman, without the addendum of mandatory strength. I’ve experienced breakdowns and breakthroughs; I have learned from my triumphs and failures and have realized that part of my strength is knowing when to ask for what I need, when to cry, when to be silent. I have come to realize that what I’ve experienced does not define or confine me. Being proactive is much more effective than being reactive. I have learned how to choose my [...]

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