Lisa Nichols on Beauty and the Color of Your Skin

Ray: Lisa, you said you struggled to love the skin God placed you in. How common is that struggle among African Americans, even today? Lisa: I think it is very common when we are younger. People of other cultures may go through various things in their teen and young-adult years, but that is one of…

Lisa Nichols on African American Stories

Ray: How are African American stories unique? Lisa: Within each African American story sits an individual fighting to love themselves in the package that God gave them, fighting to love themselves in a time and space where other people around them may not be loving them. You can change your geographical location, the car you drive,…

Lisa Nichols on African American Spirituality

Ray: What is it about the African American soul and spirit that is unique? Lisa: The African American soul and spirit are unique in that we are a village. We are threads woven into a colorful tapestry. Although I’ve never met my ancestors from Ghana or Nigeria, I very much feel their energy. Our souls…