Rebel With a Cause

Author: Kelli King-Jackson Undoubtedly, 2016 has been one of the most event-filled of my life. My husband and I settled into our first empty-nester home, Prince died, our daughter graduated from college, our son made us grandparents – to twins, my best friends mom is battling cancer, the election… You get my drift. Each of Read more about Rebel With a Cause[…]

The Building Fund That Did…

Author: Kelli King-Jackson I cannot believe it has been nearly six weeks since Necole and I traveled with family and friends to Washington, DC for the opening festivities of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).  We spent five days attending receptions, previews, and galas.  We had a ball.  We spoke to Read more about The Building Fund That Did…[…]

Leaving a Legacy

Author: Kelli King-Jackson The day Prince died a little bit of all of us left this earth. Musically, Prince was a staple in my romantic life since adolescence. As a child of the 90’s I knew the re-imagined star. The one who fought to get free legally and financially from record labels. Prince was an Read more about Leaving a Legacy[…]

Giving Thanks

Thank y’all for an amazing month.  When we officially launched UjimaSouth we could not imagine the amount of support we would receive.In just one month we have established a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Plus, we have hosted our first event and are preparing for a panel presentation.  We are so grateful.  Thank you! Read more about Giving Thanks[…]

Behind the Video – Family Giving

Author: Necole S. Irvin Last week I posted my first video on-line as an UjimaSouth steward.  UjimaSouth, a project of Blackwood Advisors, offers a variety of community-based philanthropic educational services.  As a steward I strive to provide education and awareness to the history and current story of Black philanthropy.  Philanthropy can be defined in many ways Read more about Behind the Video – Family Giving[…]