Freedom, Speakeasy with Denene: Killer Mike Wants Us to Get Free
Killer Mike, rapper, business owner, proud southern Black man, talks guns, land and lifting our voices on Speakeasy with Denene.
Christmas Cocktails: #TalkEarly About Responsible Holiday Drinking
Staring at the bottom of a cocktail glass isn't the best way to de-stress for the holidays—or the best example for kids. Here, healthy ways to survive the holidays, in partnership with responsibility.org.
BLACK, Speakeasy with Denene: Being Black Is An Extreme Sport
I founded SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE to give my people a nod that says, “I see you.” That's why this week's password is so fitting: BLACK.
“Acting White”: Talk Early About Racialized Bullying & True Friendship
We have to #TalkEarly to our kids about the foolishness of "acting white" accusations. Here's how I did it.
Happy New Year and a Promise to #TalkEarly To Kids About Alcohol
Forget about "Dry January." Here's why you should #TalkEarly–and often, for the entire year—to your kids about alcohol.
Not One Type: Here’s How To Get Real—and Smart—About Breast Cancer Diagnoses
Recognizing that breast cancer is not one type empowers women to have productive convos about how to deal with the disease. Let's discuss.
How I Beat Prediabetes. Because Getting Type 2 Diabetes is a Strong No For Me, Dog
It was the scariest health diagnosis I'd ever faced. But being prediabetic wasn't a guarantee I'd get diabetes—especially after I followed these specific steps. Plus: take this survey to help gather info on diabetes—and for a chance to win $100.
Disrupt Aging: At age 50, I’m About to Steam—Stand Back
My mother never got to dream big as a Black woman in her era. But at almost age 50, I'm doing enough dreaming for the both of us as I disrupt aging.
Reward Volunteers: the Joy I’ve Found Helping Teens Write
I joined the Grady Writing Center to keep an eye on my girls. But then the teens I was helping truly opened my heart to what it truly means to volunteer.