It is evident that we can be improved and elevated only just so fast and far as we shall improve and elevate ourselves.
—Negro Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in 1848
For years, black boys and girls have called themselves names with a negative connotation. Sadly, many black men and women use the same negative terms to call their children, mentees, and family members.
Through a new campaign that seeks to shift the images and verbiage used to describe African-American men and women, the Pensacola Chapter of Omega Lamplighters launched the #KeepItKing #KeepItQueen campaigns.
Learn more about the potentially viral campaign, launched just in time for African-American History Month, below: