Day of #BlackGirlHealing LIVE with Michaela angela Davis.
BREAKING NEWS: #GirlTrek is taking over CentricTV's SnapChat account! We will be snapping from our day of #BlackGirlHealing
event so you'll be able to catch us doing workshops like Trap Yoga, Laugh Therapy plus a special moderated conversation with Michaela angela Davis.

And tomorrow we'll be snapping at the historic Women's March on Washington.
Who's rolling with the rush? #GirlTrek will be in full #formation at the #WomensMarch this Saturday in DC. Put on a #SuperheroBlue shirt and join us as we walk in solidarity for total health, happiness and liberation! If you want to walk with us, come on! We'll be your crew. Meet-up details here: [ Facebook.com Link ]
GirlTrek is fired up and ready to go.

We have always known that when Black women walk, things happen. We know that marching and standing up for what you believe in is how you help bring about the changes you want for you and your families and even the world. See Harriet Tubman. Fannie Lou Hamer. Ella Baker and countless others.

We are proud to participate in the Women's March on Washington...
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GirlTrek joins the Women's March on Washington

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Can she BE more adorable?

Retweeted ESSENCE (@Essence):
This 4-year-old has read over 1,000 books AND became Library Of Congress’ “Librarian For A Day”

...PLUS she gets a private tour from the first Black head of the Library of Congress. #Fireworks #PitterPatter #MagicAmplified #HopeRising

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Matthew 18:20, “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” There are nearly 100,000 Black women standing together now. You are the love warriors, the care conjurers, the justice crusaders who have made GirlTrek the largest health nonprofit serving Black women in America! Thank you for bringing full faith, radical love and the power of prayer to this movement. Thank...
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So much love to each and every one of you this holiday! Wrap yourself in the pristine soprano voice of Jessye Norman to celebrate a year of God's grace. This classic Christmas Concert at Notre Dame goes well with spiced apple cider, gift wrapping and cookie baking Listen here: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Born on this day -- December 13 -- in 1903 and transitioned on the same day in 1986, we salute the Freedom Fighter, Ella Baker.

Ella Baker was a leader who believed in and nurtured the talent of other leaders. She wasn't a hoarder of power. She shared it and encouraged it in those around her. She was a key leader in some of the most influential organizations of the time such as the NAACP,...
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We're so proud of Councillor Ayanna Pressley! She is a champion of Black women and girls and a constant supporter of GirlTrek especially in the Boston area.

Work your #BlackGirlMagic!

GirlTrek salutes you.

Meet Boston's First Black City Council Woman in 106 Years

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GirlTrek walks in the footsteps of powerful, bold, courageous Black women like Shirley Chisholm, who was the first Black woman to be elected to Congress and the first major-party black candidate to run for president.

Today, November 30, would have been her 92nd birthday.

Here, she is shown with the great Rosa Parks in a photo taken in 1968.

“You don’t make progress by standing on the...
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My God!!!! Our families are beautiful and thriving and full of love! This weekend we saw it on full display. From California to Colorado, throughout the heartland, down to the Mississippi Delta and up the east coast - hundreds of families from across the country hosted GirlTrek Family 5Ks as a post-Thanksgiving - in lieu of Black Friday - new family tradition! Instead of spending the day...
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Day 36 of the #40DaysofGratitude challenge: good news!

Give thanks for this beautiful story on the GirlTrek movement featured in the one and only Washington Post.

"... walking has been a healing tradition for black women for a long time, citing abolitionist and ex-slave Harriet Tubman, who, GirlTrek’s website says, “walked our nation to freedom” through the Underground Railroad, and the many...
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A walking movement is energizing African American women

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Today is Day 30 of the #40DaysofGratitude. There's only 10 days left of GirlTrek's biggest challenge of the year.

40 days of walks + 40 #GratitudeGrams = Gratitude Trek.

Have you walked every single day no matter what? Who have you appreciated?

Read all about it in Guideposts!

“Through a daily commitment to express to others how much they mean to us, we are able to heal our wounds,...
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GirlTrek Helps Women Walk with Gratitude

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We love you Gwen Ifill. More confident than ever that the Lord will say, "Well done good and faithful servant." Thank you for a life of excellence. You inspired brown girls like me around the world.
GirlTrek Health Testimony $ Before/After Pics:

"Long story short, for reasons (initially) out of my control, I ballooned up to 188 pounds. I've been at 135 for 2016 and that's where I'll stay. Never give up. Reach a plateau, switch up your routine. Take a break, when needed, but get back to it. For you, those you love and those who love you. Just DO IT. Life is for the living! Embrace!"
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GirlTrek live from Jackson, MS
Thank you to everyone who coordinated #BlackGirlJusticeLeague walks, led early voting marches and registered voters. Your work and advocacy is appreciated and essential.

GirlTrek unapologetically centers the needs of Black women and girls. We walk for better health, to reclaim the streets of our communities and to create a better world.

The election may be over but the work isn't.

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#GirlTrek's #BlackGirlJusticeLeague IS because of #SeptimaClark.

Septima Clark (May 3, 1898–December 15, 1987) was an influential teacher and civil rights activist. She directed citizenship schools, which helped regular people learn how to teach others in their communities basic literacy and math. One of the greatest benefits of teaching people how to do this was that people were better able...
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