Entries by Carol Muleta

How Attending an HBCU Impacted My Life

***As previously published at Medium.com on March 1, 2020.*** During Black History Month, I was asked by a high school student to describe my experience attending an HBCU, a historically Black College and University. It was indeed a seminal experience, but it had been some time since I really tried to put into words just […]

AWE SUMMIT 2020

I am so excited to be part of this phenomenal gathering of powerhouse women in business. Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) has assembled an amazing lineup of speakers and vendors who will enlighten attendees about communication, branding, sales, speaking for profit, health & wellness and so much more. It’s all happening on Thursday, Match 12 at […]

Let’s Talk About Love: Creating Connections

Finding love can be magical and life-changing, but you have to be ready to receive it and reciprocate. I sat down with two experts who help clients find and sustain fulfilling love relationships. First, you’ll hear from Reginald Smith, also known as Coach Reg of R U Coached. Later, Kimberly Cleveland of The Wife University […]

Celebrating Black Motherhood, Pt. II – Being a Model Mom

As we continue this month’s theme of Celebrating Black Motherhood, I caught up with Alina Patton Jones, a dynamic mom who shares her experience balancing the needs of her beautiful family while crafting a multi-faceted career as a community activist, social worker, model, and author. Her secret to making it all work? She calls it […]

It’s Valentine’s Day – Show Your Kids Some Love!

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Leading up to the big day, there is so much focus on choosing the perfect card, the right gift, and setting the mood for romance.  It can be stressful placing so much significance on this one day, but we do it, year after year.  Why?  Because we want to let that special someone know we care and it’s […]

A Celebration of Motherhood, Pt. I: A Look At Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

In this discussion, we examine the experience of raising black children in the U.S. through the lens of Jack & Jill of America, Inc., our nation’s oldest organization for mothers devoted to the growth, development, and education of Black children. Our guest, Danielle Brown provided a particularly illuminating perspective of the organization’s history and a […]

Survey: Growing Up While Black

Our children are enduring racial slurs, offensive gestures, violent attacks, race-related bullying, and over-policing.  We have been horrified over the last decade by escalating instances of violence against Black men and boys, often at the hands of law enforcement.  Over the last 3 years, we are seeing rampant hostility towards Black boys AND girls in businesses, neighborhoods, […]

A Time to Heal: A Look at Bullying

You don’t want to miss my conversation with America’s Bullying Expert, Dr. Mildred Peyton. She has a wealth of experience helping individuals and organizations confront this epidemic. We walked through the definition of bullying, how it plays out in schools and work settings, the adverse effects and strategies for addressing it. Listen here and let […]