Black Women
Laying Our Burdens Down

Dispelling the ‘Strong Black Woman"

Shades Of Shades®

proudly partners with award winning, Angela Jackson-Brown and brodcast writer, podcaster, & speaker, Jill Cox-Cordova

for a one day online retreat on

Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST.

The event will be filled with inspirational speakers who will discuss the burdens they carry each day and the strategies they use to release them.

Angela Jackson-Brown

 Angela Jackson-Brown is an award winning writer, poet and playwright who teaches Creative Writing and English at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.

Marsha Douglas-Sydnor, shades Of Shades®

"After constantly being frustrated with finding a "NUDE" pair of luxury glasses that truly represented my beautiful butter pecan skin, I decided that since I can't find one, I'll create one." - Founder, & CEO 

Jill Cox-Cordova

Jill Cox-Cordova tells stories that provoke dialogue and action items that improve the way of life for women and African Americans

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