Stay Woke

An Open Letter

Dear Black Girls That Cheer,   Has anyone told you today how BEAUTIFUL you are? We know you rolled out of bed and looked in the mirror then asked yourself what you were going to do with your hair today. You wondered whether your curls were gonna...

Cheer.FM Podcast

Check out the BGC podcast featured on Cheer.FM:       CFM Podcast: 001 Black Girls Cheer – Equality and Diversity in Competitive Cheerleading with Founder Sharita Lawson “It’s A Movement”   In Episode 001 of the Cheer.fm Podcast we get to know Sharita Lawson, founder of the movement Black Girls...

The “Roots” of Our Cheer Bows!

      [qodef_blockquote text="#NaturalHairDontCare" title_tag="h2" width="100"]       Over the last several years women and young ladies around the world have been going natural and for a multitude of very good reasons. Teaching confidence in themselves and not allowing anyone to dictate who they are being the biggest reason on...

#WeAreTheMovement

        [qodef_blockquote text="To whom much is given, much will be required (Luke 12:48)" title_tag="h2" width="100"]         On the eve of what marks the 60th anniversary of the day that the Little Rock Nine integrated the public school system in Little Rock, Arkansas, I reflect on the impact that...

What Happened to Yunique Morris?

Yunique Morris was a 15-year old cheerleader at Weston Ranch High School in Stockton, CA. Yunique's family alleges that negligence on behalf of the staff at San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) eventually lead to the death of their happy and healthy teenager after the hospital...