Entrepreneur: How to successfully land event sponsorship

Entrepreneur: How to successfully land event sponsorship

Over the years I have received SO many of the same how-to questions. One being how to land sponsorship for events. In part one of this entrepreneurs series I will share with you an area that allows me to make a living and a life: event planning and blogging. A little History for all: I […]

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My life as a special needs mom

My life as a special needs mom

Hey y’all!  Carmen here, sharing a very intimate part of myself as a result of recently having received the absolute sweetest private message from a woman thanking me for sharing my story with this networks beautiful Brown Skin Women (on the websites about page here).  This munchkin is my little big lady Miss Sania who […]

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Ethnic Beauty Story Telling

Ethnic Beauty Story Telling

Storytelling is the social and cultural activity of sharing stories, often with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment. I am thrilled to introduce Brown Skin Women’s Ethnic Beauty Story Telling 6 Week Summer Series.  Which will offer exclusive cultural events exploring stories/narratives as a means of entertainment, education, cultur...

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Love found me after I found myself

Love found me after I found myself

A couple years ago (with my therapists support) I made a list of all the qualities I absolutely would not accept or tolerate in my next relationship, as well as absolute must have qualities. Cheating, lying, manipulation, verbal abuse in place of genuine love, support, honesty and emotional stability.  You’re probably thinking “wel...

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Life is too short to always be at war with yourself 

Life is too short to always be at war with yourself 

I have become a better, gentler version of myself.  In no particular order as a result of… Losing my dad without getting to tell him I love him one last time.  Ending a life-changing relationship with a verbally abusive man-boy.  My daughters health deteriorating.  Leaving a job who’s political structure I didn’...

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Her Story: Dayeshell & Abdul Muhammad

Her Story: Dayeshell & Abdul Muhammad

All month my husband has been celebrating people around him that he feels is #MakingBlackHistory. Well today I celebrate him. In 2005 he took a risk and started My People Clinical Services, LLC. Over the last 12yrs he has upheld his mission by providing jobs for over 350 black and Hispanic professionals (including many people […]

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His Story, Emmett Till

His Story, Emmett Till

We’re all familiar with the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till right?  Well, his story has resurfaced in a different light. In short Till, a 14 year black old boy, was accused of verbally and/or physically assaulting white woman Carolyn Bryant Donham while visiting her store in Mississippi.  As a result, four days later he was […]

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Queens of Wigs Yondel Gilfort

Queens of Wigs Yondel Gilfort

There is magic in being a woman chasing after your dreams all while sorting through the blessings and lessons life grants you.  That’s the case with local beauty Yondel Gilfurt, Owner of Queens of Wigs and her newest addition Designed by Del. Learn more about this amazing brand and exciting expansion that comes with stepping […]

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Design Your Life

Design Your Life

Listen or read this post: Greetings!  Carmen Veal here.  Founder of Brown Skin Women and Creator of the Design Your Life Guide. I am excited to finally make time to create this guide to connect with women beyond my home state.  So that you  can also design your life and live the life you imagine. […]

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