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Listen to NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin – Commercial Interests Tainting The Mommy Blogosphere?

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Michel Martin, host of NPR’s Tell Me More

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NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin featured a great discussion with mommy bloggers about commercial interests tainting the mommy blogosphere.  Click here to listen to the show’s segment (17 minutes, 49 seconds): www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111981055

The mommy bloggers included:

  • Kelly Wickham, an assistant high school principal in Springfield, Ill. whose blog is MochaMomma.com (Kelly spoke on the Women of Color and Marketing panel at the BlogHer Conference – www.blogher.com – held in July);
  • Jamila Bey, a reporter for NPR member station WAMU-FM in Washington, D.C. and a blogger for the online edition of the Washington Examiner;
  • Christine Koh, founder and editor of the blog BostonMamas.com; and
  • Catherine Sabonis-Bradley, who blogs about her parenting experience at ThisMattersThisDay.blogspot.com.

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August 18, 2009 Posted by | Mommy Bloggers, Mommy Blogosphere | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Special Notice: Today’s episode of Sisterhood, the Blog Radio featuring Ananda Leeke’s Blogher 2009 conference reflections was prerecorded

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Happy Tuesday!

Guess what?  My home computer died last night. So I had to prerecord today’s episode of Sisterhood, the Blog Radio which was scheduled to air tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST on Talkshoe.com:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.  The good news is that you can listen to and/or download the recording anytime you want to your computer or via iTunes. Click here to download the episode:  http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015

Wish me luck on finding a great laptop on sale!

Enjoy your day!

Peace and Sisterhood,

Ananda Leeke

PS:  I will post my Blogher webisodes featuring interviews with Blogher participants on Ananda Leeke TV (www.youtube.com/anandaleeke) later this week.

July 28, 2009 Posted by | Blogher 2009, Sisterhood | , , , , | Leave a comment

MamaLaw Bloggers featured on July 19th episode of BAP Living Radio

 

 

 

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Tune into the sixth episode of BAP Living Radio’s series about Black women in social media on Sunday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m EST.  The show will feature a discussion with attorney mom bloggers Justices Fergie, Jonesie, and Ny about their amazing MamaLaw blog (www.mamalaw.com) and MamaLaw Media Group. They will also discuss their Blogher (www.blogher.com) event that will be held next week in Chicago and Blogalicious (http://www.blogaliciousweekend.com), their first annual conference for women of color bloggers that will be held on October 9 to October 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to listen to the show: www.talkshoe.com/tc/18598.

About BAP Living Radio

BAP Living Radio affirms the lives of women of African descent who self-identify as Black American Princesses (BAPs) and educated Black women (EBW). BAP Living Radio features programs about self-love, self-care, spirituality, health, finances, social media, politics, technology, beauty, fashion, art, music, culture, community service, creativity, fitness, travel, and more.

BAP Living Radio supports the following BAP Living social media projects:

-BAP Living social networking site – http://baplivingforbapsandebw.ning.com

-BAP Living Facebook Group – http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15124364305

-BAP Living on Twitter – http://twitter.com/bapliving

July 16, 2009 Posted by | Ananda Leeke, BAP Living Radio, Blogalicious, blogging, Blogher, MamaLaw Blog, Social Media | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blogalicious Conference for Women of Color Bloggers on 10/9-10/11 in ATL

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Yesterday Sisterhood, the Blog learned about the Blogalicious Conference for women of color bloggers on October 9 to October 11 in Atlanta, GA. The registration fee is $200. Click here for more information: http://www.blogaliciousweekend.com.

If you are attending Blogalicious, Blogher (July 24-25 in Chicago), or another blogging conference this year, please share your reasons for attending these conferences in the comment section.

June 30, 2009 Posted by | Blogalicious, blogging, Blogher, Social Media | , , | 2 Comments

Sisterhood, the Blog attends Blogging While Brown Conference today and tomorrow in Chicago

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Hi All,

I am attending the Blogging While Brown Conference on June 19 and 20 in Chicago to learn more about social media. I will share more about my experiences next week. Visit http://www.bloggingwhilebrown.com. If you are going to the conference, drop me an email at kiamshaleeke@yahoo.com.

I will also attend the Blogher conference (http://www.blogher.com) that will be held in Chicago in July. Are you going? Do you know about Blogher? Please check out the site. It is a powerful group of women.

Enjoy your weekend!

In Sisterhood,

Ananda Leeke, founder of Sisterhood, the Blog

June 19, 2009 Posted by | Social Media, Technology, Web 2.0 | , , | Leave a comment