Celebrating Mother’s Day with Cassandra Nickerson

By Denver Mackey  Contributing Writer   Celebrating Mother’s Day, Cassandra Britt-Nickerson talked with the Sentinel about her career and her organization, Get Fit with Britt Nick, a  nonprofit dedicated to helping women of color develop the nutrition and fitness tools necessary to create a positive health legacy in their homes and communities.  Most recently, Britt-Nickerson completed a 31-year career with the Los Angeles Police Department. In her three plus decades with the force, her working assignments included Detectives, Undercover Juvenile Narcotics, Field Sergeant, Anti-Terrorist Division and Undercover Vice.   Her last assignment was the Assistant Officer in Charge of Recruitment and Employment

A Message for Mother’s Day 2022

One thing is for sure, Black women mommas (BWMs) know how to take care of others – from our ancestral legacies of Queen Mommas like Nana Yaa Asantewaa to audacious spirit of Harriet Tubman to medical pioneer foremothers like Henrietta Lacks and Rebecca Lee Crumpler to mothers of the movement like Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King to our nation’s first Black Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Wendy’s Window – We All Need a Little Margin in Our Lives

Do you ever feel like you are being pulled in many different directions?  Does it appear that you are busier now more than ever, but you are not sure you are getting the results you want? Do you find it difficult to say no?  Do you allow your day to be interrupted by things that could have waited?