Tag: #BlackWomenAtWork

Black Girls Can Graduate in 3 Years From College Too!

A former student of mine is still breaking barriers and defeating the odds. These empowering words to Black girls in Georgia schools are written by Ashley Sheats, an Applied Linguistics senior at Georgia State University. Since attending Atlanta Public Schools and being an Alumni of Carver Early College High School, I’ve always set my own standard. Now, I am enjoying…

Alisha Thomas Morgan on Running for Office at 22, the NAACP and Sundays With the Real Housewives

At 23 years old Alisha Thomas Morgan became the first African-American to represent Cobb County in the Georgia House of Representatives. During her 12 years of service,  as a legislator and mom, Morgan championed the expansion of school choice options for Georgia parents. In 2015, Morgan became executive director/superintendent of Ivy Preparatory Academies, an all-girls charter network servicing metro Atlanta…