S/o to Black Greek Success and HBCU Lifstyle‘s Eddie Francis for listing DPTaughtMe as one of the 7 Best Blog Sites to Learn About Black Greek Life. As a champion for Greek leadership, peer mentorship and Greek accountability, this means so much.
At an early age, my parents instilled in me the importance of being self-aware, appreciating my history, and acknowledging how it plays a role in the direction of my future. They were convinced that knowing where I came from would give me the proper propensity I needed to succeed and to succeed greatly. In order for me to grasp this concept, they immersed me in a culture of learning every chance they could. Seriously, while everyone was watching One Saturday Morning, Sweet Valley High and Nickelodeon, my mama made me watch the news or listen to books on tape like I was in the 1930s waiting for the Fireside Chats.
So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 48 hours (which is okay if you were), I’m pretty sure you know by now that Queen Bey released her new video and song “Formation“. She also turned out the 50th Superbowl Halftime Show with a grand gesture as she payed homage to Michael Jackson and the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party started by Sigma Fraters Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale. Continue reading
February is made for two fantastic observances: Black History Month and Valentine’s Day! Since we have the whole month to focus on the amazing contributions of our brilliant black members of society, I’m going to use this the first few February posts to focus on the day of love ( and to support Black businesses). We want to make sure you’re good in the love and gift department! Although, we’re pretty sure you have it covered, just in case you’re running behind on gift ideas or have no earthly clue on where to start, we got you.