Congrats to #ZailaAvantGarde on Winning the #Scripps National #SpellingBee!!

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word “Murraya” is defined as a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Rutaceae) having pinnate leaves and flowers with imbricated petals. However, to a young 14-year-old girl from New Orleans, Louisiana by the name of Zaila Avant-garde, the word “Murraya” means a whole lot more thanContinue reading “Congrats to #ZailaAvantGarde on Winning the #Scripps National #SpellingBee!!”

#StayStrong and #KeepStriving! -xoxo #BrooklynGirlCode™🖤

You couldn’t have told me three months ago that this would be the state of the 🌍 today! Everyday it seems like something new is threatening our normal lives. It feels like we’re living in the Apocalypse. As humans and as a Black woman —especially, I’m aware of struggling and facing adversity first hand. ButContinue reading “#StayStrong and #KeepStriving! -xoxo #BrooklynGirlCode™🖤”

#BrooklynGirlCode #NationalNews🇺🇸: #Amendment4 Giving Convicted Felons The Right to Vote Has Been Passed!

This past Election Day 2018, History was made in the state of Florida. Amendment 4 which will restore the voting rights of convicted felons was passed. Although this amendment had no major impact on this past Tuesday’s election, this will be huge for the state of Florida and the U.S. for future elections including theContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode #NationalNews🇺🇸: #Amendment4 Giving Convicted Felons The Right to Vote Has Been Passed!”