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Black Girl in Love (with herself): Trey Anthony in conversation with Chadra Pittman

Event date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Charis welcomes Trey Anthony for a celebration of Black Girl In Love (with Herself): A Guide to Self-Love, Healing, and Creating the Life You Truly Deserve. This event is co-hosted by ZAMI NOBLA: The National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging.

Speaker, writer, and producer Trey Anthony breaks it down, giving Black women a relatable voice and personalized "keeping it real" to-do list on how to practice self-love and self-care.

Therapy is not just for white women-no matter what your momma told you!

After a lifetime of never truly relating to the personal development experts because of the color of her skin, Trey Anthony has written the book she needed to read as a Black woman trying to navigate a world filled with unique challenges that often acts like she doesn't exist.

On the outside Trey Anthony was the overachieving, reliable, and strong Black woman she was raised to be, but on the inside the pressure of sacrificing her own needs to please others was building. When her grandmother and mother raised her strong, they also unknowingly taught her that self-love and expressing emotions were weak, creating an unhealthy dynamic that had Trey facing burnout and rock bottom.

In Black Girl in Love (with Herself), Trey breaks down the lessons and tools that she used to heal her life, including how to:

  •  Set clear and healthy boundaries-even with the people who raised you

  •  Quit being the family ATM

  •  Sort out who is a real friend, and who is just there for parties and gossip

  •  Confront microaggressions at work without missing a beat

  •  Forget who Black women are "supposed" to be

And fall in love with yourself!

This event is free and open to all people, especially to those who have no income or low income right now, but we encourage and appreciate a solidarity donation in support of the work of Charis Circle, our programming non-profit. Charis Circle's mission is to foster sustainable feminist communities, work for social justice, and encourage the expression of diverse and marginalized voices. https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/CharisCircle?code=chariscirclepage

This event takes place on crowdcast, Charis' virtual event platform. Register here.

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Trey Anthony is an award-winning writer and producer. She is the first black woman in Canada to have a television series on a prime time network. Her work includes the plays, ‘da Kink in My Hair and How Black Mothers Say I Love You. She is co-writing a feature film which is an adaption of her play entitled, How Black Mothers Say I love You, which is supported by Telefilm Canada and Film Wales. Trey is a former writer for The Comedy Network, Global TV, OWN and has recently joined the writing team of the television show, Unconventional, created by Emmy nominated, Kit Williamson. She has won four NACCP awards and has delivered a popular, viral TED talk. She is a contributing writer for Huffington Post. Her new book, Black Girl in Love (with herself), published by Hay House is now available!

Born of African, Seminole, and Choctaw bloodlines, Chadra Pittman is a black womanist, intersectional feminist, social justice warrior, mother of two amazing sons, a native of the Bronx, NY who has spent nearly three decades on the front lines advocating for human rights and equity in education. Chadra is the Founder & Executive Director of The Sankofa Projects, where she works to preserve the legacy of the African diaspora & 4 E.V.E.R.  (End Violence End Rape), an activist organization that seeks to end sexual violence globally while advocating for deaf and LGBTQI inclusion.  She serves on the Norfolk Botanical Garden’s President's Council for Inclusion and Diversity and the Southeast CARE Coalition for Environmental Justice.  Chadra proudly serves as Vice-Chair of ZAMI NOBLA, National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging. Chadra’s work is published in the American Anthropological Association, The Feminist Wire, A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, featured in the World Archaeological Congress, Scalawag Magazine, Urban Intellectual, Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, The Los Angeles Times, WHRO/NPR. She has appeared on MTV, C-SPAN Books, & Al-Jazeera. Chadra works to obliterate all forms of oppression, encourages that we embrace our shared humanity in hopes of creating a safer and more equitable world for us all.

Event address: 
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Black Girl In Love (with Herself): A Guide to Self-Love, Healing, and Creating the Life You Truly Deserve Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781401960261
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Published: Hay House Inc. - January 5th, 2021

Speaker, writer, and producer Trey Anthony breaks it down, giving black women a relatable voice and personalized "keeping it real" to-do list on how to practice self-love and self-care.

Therapy is not just for white women-no matter what your momma told you!


Event Summary: 
Charis welcomes Trey Anthony for a celebration of Black Girl In Love (with Herself): A Guide to Self-Love, Healing, and Creating the Life You Truly Deserve. This event is co-hosted by ZAMI NOBLA: The National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging.