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A Profile in Advocacy: Melissa Bryant

A Profile in Advocacy: Melissa Bryant

Melissa Bryant is no stranger to veteran advocacy groups. She is a Black female US Army combat veteran from Philadelphia.  Formerly the National Legislative Director of the American Legion and Chief Policy Officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, she also...
A Refreshing Voice to Follow Right Now

A Refreshing Voice to Follow Right Now

Bold and unapologetically honest, Pam Keith is a refreshing political voice you need to follow right now.  She smoothly articulates the most rocky and controversial topics of our time.  It is no surprise that this attorney with 25 years of experience and U.S. military...
The Black Heroine behind Amanda Gorman.

The Black Heroine behind Amanda Gorman.

Single mothers! The poem “The Hill We Climb” recited by Amanda Gorman during the Inauguration on January 20th, 2021 was also written for you. It was created and articulated by a brilliant young Black woman with her eye on the President’s office.   The poet’s dynamic...
The Black Woman In Me

The Black Woman In Me

As we approach Black History Month and Women’s History Month, I am presented with an opportunity to write about a Black woman.  So, I chose me! I am an Afro-Latina who also identifies as Black. On my census bureau application last year, I checked off Black, Hispanic...
We The People

We The People

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister.  In June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of Black veterans, I would hire a writer to elevate the voices of Black veterans, veterans of color, women veterans and...
Calling Out to End Racism.

Calling Out to End Racism.

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister of the law firm of Attig | Curran | Steel, PLLC (I’m told a link to Yalitza’s bio is coming soon).  In June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of Black...
The Black Hero.

The Black Hero.

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister of the law firm of Attig | Curran | Steel, PLLC (I’m told a link to Yalitza’s bio is coming soon).  In June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of Black...
The Bridge

The Bridge

This article was written by Yalitza Ledgister of the law firm of Attig | Curran | Steel, PLLC (I’m told a link to Yalitza’s bio is coming soon).  In mid June 2020, I promised that, in an effort to take a step towards ending the systematic oppression of...
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