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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

About Breeana Blackmon

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So far Breeana Blackmon has created 8 blog entries.

Empathy For “Dummies”

Understanding something like Empathy can be very difficult. Most people don’t truly understand the difference between Sympathy and Empathy even when they believe that they do! I recently came across this video that did an excellent job defining empathy! I encourage you to check it out and think about the role Empathy can play in […]

Holistic Health + Self Care In Detroit

I have grown increasingly more passionate about the topic of Holistic Health, and especially interested in how we can manifest projects, programs, and ideas that are related to that throughout Detroit. Especially in the neighborhoods where the need for these types of things for those communities are significantly greater and lacking fresh food, water, and […]

Black Economic Development & Empowerment

I recently attended my alma matter’s, Babsons College, Black Affinity Conference. While in attendance I spoke on a panel. The topic of the panel was Our Cities in Our Hands: Shaping Our Legacy Through Economic Development. We discussed the wealth inequality between black and white communities in the United States. We talked about the fact […]

Support The Charles H. Wright Museum: Dilla Youth Day

Detroit Dilla Day is soon! If you don’t know who J. Dilla is you can learn more about him here. He’s an important part of Detroit’s music history and his legacy will be honored and celebrated at the Charles H. Wright African American Museum, which at one point was in danger of being closed down due […]

Staying Centered + Holding on to Peace While Black

It’s no secret that the city of Detroit is going through major changes. Transformation is never an easy process; however, I’m finding navigating the changes happening in my community increasingly more difficult and exhausting. For every new restaurant that is built and every dollar invested into a new stadium my mind turns to homes that are […]

Challenge #2: The Rose, Bud, and Thorn of Education & Parent Engagement at Priest Elementary Middle School

Rose: The administrators at Priest, arguably the most ethnically and culturally diverse school in the city, have found successful ways of communicating with its parents despite cultural differences and language barriers

Bud: There is a hopeful amount of attendance and involvement from parents. However; it’s still not even 50% of parents at the school. They have […]

5 Places You Should Check Out (Or At Least Know About) In Detroit

It’s been my pleasure to have the opportunity to fall in love with this great city all over again. I often find myself overwhelmed by the wealth of talent and determined energy that exists in various forms all across Detroit. Since returning home there has been no shortage of community spaces, businesses, and organizations that […]

Detroit: A Homecoming

Part I
On Being Healed From Being Home: How Detroit’s Arts Community, Grind, & Hustle Has Begun To Revitalize Me
     The phrase “there’s no place like home” has never resonated with me so much as when I returned to Detroit several months ago in May. At long last I’d made it through four challenging years […]