Where bold, brilliant & beautiful "Brown Girls" connect.
The Brown Girl Collective is a network that caters to the needs of the multi-faceted, sophisticated woman of African descent.
"When the going gets tough and you feel like throwing your hands in the air, listen to that voice that tells you 'Keep going. Hang in there.' Guts and determination will pull you through."
-- Alice Coachman (1923-2014)
Alice Marie Coachman specialized in the high jump and was the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal in 1948.
Hey there Brown Girl!!
This is Marcie, the Chief Creative Force behind the Brown Girl Collective, and I would like to welcome you to OUR network! As the tagline says, this is the place where bold, brilliant & beautiful "Brown Girls" connect.
Take some time to peruse the site, join (or start) a group and share your stories of encouragement. While you are always free to voice your honest opinions, please do so in a spirit of love as we want to uplift one another and develop positive solutions to the issues that challenge us as women of color.
So... Grab your favorite beverage, sit back in your chair and enjoy!
With Much Love,
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