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Lakeesha L. Thomas

Lakeesha L. Thomas
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Lakeesha L. Thomas, a native of New Brunswick, New Jersey, is the author of "Don't Be a Baby Mama Be a Mother", freelance writer, poet, speaker, entrepreneur, and proud single mother to an incredible little boy. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies with a minor in Psychology, from Rutgers University, Douglass College.

“Good Friends Are Hard to Find”: 3 Ways to Nurture Your...

When I was younger and had fewer life responsibilities, my friendships meant everything to me. I was with my girls all the time. They were...

Single Mother Guilt

Most mothers feel mommy guilt at one point or another. Whether it’s guilt from working outside of the home or the guilt that a mother...

Does Natural Hair Equate to Black Consciousness?

Over the past ten years, the natural hair movement has exploded. Black women are rejecting the idea that our hair has to fit into what...

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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...