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This is a space for you!

unapolegtically black. unapolegtically women.

ABOUT BWW

We created this group because too often we are having to engage in the emotional labor of explaining ourselves and justifying our perspectives and explaining our experiences instead of just “being.” This is a space for you to be unapologetically you!

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meet the founders

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MICHELLE S FELDER

@MICHELLEsFELDER

FAITh

MY SUPERPOWER

I'm Michelle Felder, Felder to many and sometimes mini-Malcolm. I am passionate about racial justice. I’m a cheerleader of women entrepreneurs, a loyal friend, a world traveler, a foodie, and a lover of great conversations with loved ones over Bourbon!

VALISSA HOWARD

@valissa.howard

MY SUPERPOWER

PRACTICALITY

I'm Valissa Turner Howard. I am a wife, mom, lawyer, entrepreneur and resourceful leader who believes that a space like BWW is much needed!

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KESHIA JOHNSON

@keshia.johnson

MY SUPERPOWER

SMILE

I'm Keshia Chambers. I am a wife, engineer, and supporter of girls in STEM.  Raised in the South, I love to travel, read black historical fiction, drink red wine, and I put butter and sugar on my grits.

ERICA MERRITT

@erica.merritt.31

MY SUPERPOWER

FACILITATION

I'm Erica Merritt. I am an entrepreneur, mother, wife, lover of science fiction and unwavering advocate for racial justice.

OUR PARTNERS

OUR EVENTS

  • Books & Bourbon IV
    Fri, Jun 11
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    Jun 11, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    Just as I Am: A Memoir by Cicely Tyson
  • Books & Bourbon III
    Fri, Mar 26
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    Mar 26, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    The Body Is Not An Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor
  • Quarantine Karaoke - Mary J Blige
    Sun, Feb 21
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    Feb 21, 8:00 PM
    BWW Zoom Lounge
    What’s your favorite Mary J. Blige song? Real Love, You Remind Me, Sweet Thing, Love No Limit, My Life, I Can Love You, I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By, Glow Up…?
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 “Nobody’s free until everybody’s free.”

FANNIE LOU HAMER