Aug. 12, 2020

Boomer, the Millennial and Real Talk With Mom

Boomer, the Millennial and Real Talk With Mom

In this episode of Boomer & The Millennial, Reggie, and Armondi are joined by their first guest, Anita (aka Mom).  It's real talk about the ever-present fear Black Mothers face for their sons and daughters in this era of Black Lives Matter and police bru...


In this episode of Boomer & The Millennial, Reggie, and Armondi are joined by their first guest, Anita (aka Mom).  It's real talk about the ever-present fear Black Mothers face for their sons and daughters in this era of Black Lives Matter and police brutality.  Other hot topics include going back to school with COVID, vaccines, a nasal spray for suicidal thoughts, a little bit of sports talk, and recent entertainment news.

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Anita Stokes Hicks

Mom

With strong program planning, oral, and written skills, Anita has experience working with people in a variety of social work settings with sensitivity to a diverse population. She has a passion for social justice, working with the disenfranchised with a demonstrated commitment to serving people. Tireless has been her efforts to empower and uplift the marginalized. Anita is the Founder and President of Self Esteem International. This nonprofit initiative partners with organizations such as Job Corps of Atlanta, urban homeless shelters, and residential substance abuse rehabilitation facilities to provide life skills seminars, workforce development workshops, expressive therapy, health education, and image consulting to over 6,000 women since its inception. Anita is a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW). She earned both a Bachelor of Social Work, Summa Cum Laude and a Master of Social Work degree with a Community Partnerships focus from the Andrew Young School of Policy at Georgia State University in Atlanta. While there, Anita was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and the Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society. Anita also holds a Merchandising Management Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the International Academy of Design in Tampa, Florida.