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Connie Johnson

Connie Johnson
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Connie L. Johnson is a writer, teacher and speaker. She is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the greatness of historically marginalized people. Connie is the author of Beyond Measure and is currently writing Survivor's Song, a memoir\self help project.

Size Matters: It’s Time to Think and Dream Big!

“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you.” - Marianne...

We Too Are #BlackGirlMagic: Destroying the Stigma Around Black Women Living...

In the fall of 2002, while walking through the vibrant HBCU campus I attended, I heard hip hop music blaring from a huge, red,...

Why My New Mantra is: “Forward Ever, Backwards Never”

"Elephant thinking” is a business concept that illustrates the conditioning of the human mind to remain stagnant and content in undesirable circumstances. In various versions...

Forty, Fabulous and Fallible

Like many teenagers I naively created a time line of my life of when and where I would be during certain stages of my...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...