Honoring Black History, Present, and Future Through The Lens Of The Village

One Voice honors black history, present and future three hundred sixty-five days a year through our fight for black children’s right to an excellent education. We do this because we understand the value of The Village, a makeshift community of skinfolk who have each other’s back, picking up the slack wherever we find lack. Throughout the history of dark-skinned people from the African diaspora, The … Continue reading Honoring Black History, Present, and Future Through The Lens Of The Village

Tanesha: If Kells Is Innocent, George Zimmerman Is Too

Sounds crazy, right? But that’s how some of y’all sound with this ridiculous and insulting, “R. Kelly is innocent until proven guilty” argument. George Zimmerman was also found innocent by a court a law but we all know good and damn well he murdered Trayvon Martin. So what’s the difference? Over the past few days, I have vehemently scrolled past every R. Kelly article or … Continue reading Tanesha: If Kells Is Innocent, George Zimmerman Is Too

We’re Back! Happy New Year From One Voice

The special occasion champagne flutes have been long tucked away in the china press filled with pretty things that go ever untouched and the newness of the new year burned clean by January 2. If you are a black woman in America and have watched the news for any length of time, it’s possible you were triggered by the stories of physical and sexual violence … Continue reading We’re Back! Happy New Year From One Voice

Tanesha Peeples – Chicago

Tanesha Peeples is the Deputy Director of Outreach for Education Post. She was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, is a Chicago Public Schools alumna and proud Englewoodian. As an undergraduate student at Northern Illinois University, Tanesha began to develop a passion for and understand the importance of public service. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in political science and public administration, she … Continue reading Tanesha Peeples – Chicago