Category: Red Pump

Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

[ 2 ] July 21, 2014 |
Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

This week begins an action-packed 3 weeks for me and it will be madness but it’s the good kind. By mid August, I will be in need of a getaway, which I’m getting (3 days in Mexico)! I’m looking forward to all of it. Y’all know I like to bring you along on my adventures. […]

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Join Me in DC for Brunch This Saturday!

[ 1 ] June 18, 2014 |
Join Me in DC for Brunch This Saturday!

My peoples! I’m going to be in DC this weekend for my nonprofit The Red Pump Project’s Red Summer Soiree Brunch! You know folks love us some brunch, and this one is for a good cause! Red Pump raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, through our Rock the Red Pump® […]

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Red Rules Everything Around Me

[ 9 ] February 6, 2013 |
Red Rules Everything Around Me

When I was three, someone asked me what my favorite color was and I yelled “RED!” At 28, ask me the same thing and I’d yell just as loud RED! But you probably don’t need to ask me. There is usually something red on me. If it’s not my clothes or my shoes, it’s the […]

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I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

[ 5 ] March 9, 2012 |
I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because tomorrow (March 10) is National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD)! In March 2009, Karyn (The Fab Giver) and I launched The Red Pump Project to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Our mission is to promote HIV prevention through education, […]

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Rock the Red Pump With Me, Folks!

[ 1 ] February 5, 2012 |
Rock the Red Pump With Me, Folks!

My peoples! Do you know about my nonprofit organization The Red Pump Project? Yup. Well, a couple of weeks ago, we launched our fourth annual Rock the Red Pump™ bloggers campaign, in recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), which is March 10th annually. The campaign’s goal is to generate conversation in blogosphere about the […]

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It’s World AIDS Day! Here’s 11 Reasons Why It Matters

[ 3 ] December 1, 2011 |
It’s World AIDS Day! Here’s 11 Reasons Why It Matters

YOOOO!!! So, today’s World AIDS Day, and the issue of HIV/AIDS is hella important to me (see: The Red Pump Project). And that’s why today, I’m traveling to Charlotte, NC for less than 24 hours today! I’ll be there for the 3rd annual Red Pump/Red Tie Affair, held by our amazing Charlotte ambassadors Jameka Whitten […]

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I Was Chosen as a 30 Under 30. Check Me Out!

[ 24 ] September 1, 2011 |
I Was Chosen as a 30 Under 30. Check Me Out!

So blessings rain down on me continuously and I just want to do all types of church scoots. God is clearly doing the wop and the cabbage patch in my life AS WE SPEAK! That’s the only explanation I got for it. What happened this time? Wells… The Black AIDS Institute, one of the leading organizations […]

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Guess Who’s On Eight Bus Ads In Chicago? The Red Pump Project!

[ 31 ] August 12, 2011 |
Guess Who’s On Eight Bus Ads In Chicago? The Red Pump Project!

So some of you know I founded an organization called The Red Pump Project with my girl Karyn Watkins of The Fabulous Giver. We raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls, using red pumps as a symbol of empowerment. We’re national, with ambassadors around the country and we have events and […]

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I’m Rocking the Red Pump Today for NWGHAAD

[ 1 ] March 10, 2011 |
I’m Rocking the Red Pump Today for NWGHAAD

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because it’s National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). 2 years ago, I and Karyn of The Fab Giver launched The Red Pump Project to fuse fashion with HIV/AIDS. We asked bloggers to “Rock the Red Pump” and for people everywhere to put on their favorite pairs […]

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Join Me and Rock the Red Pump!

[ 2 ] January 31, 2011 |
Join Me and Rock the Red Pump!

I interrupt this regularly-scheduled IGnificence with something I care deeply about. For those who don’t know, I’m co-founder of The Red Pump Project (and its overarching nonprofit organization The Red Project Collective), a national initiative to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Red Pump is my baby! Anywho, we launched […]

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Rocking the Red Pump!

[ 8 ] March 9, 2009 |
Rocking the Red Pump!

In honor of today, National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, myself and 95 other female bloggers are Rocking the Red Pump to raise awareness and to represent the strength and courage of women fighting HIV/AIDS or affected by the disease both directly and indirectly. Karyn and I came up with this initiative and never […]

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