MMSI Celebrating 42 Years of Service
Who’s Ready For a Relaxing Saturday?!
Please join the Sisters of Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. on June 12th, 2021 for a 2-hour virtual wellness event!
After a LONG 12-month quarantine due to COVID-19,
a self-care event is right on par!
This event will consist of various workshops such as: Yoga/Meditation, Zumba, Nutrition, Homeopathy,
and much more.
Remember to bring water and a towel, an open mind, and positive energy! We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing to workout in.
FREE AND OPEN TO ALL AGES!!
Hope to see you there!
Queens of Nikiwe -
Symone Sutherland, Tawanikka Smith,
Deirdre Avery and Jemma St. Lawrence-Martin
Congratulations to Reneé Franklyn & Brandon Peterson
2021 Recipients of the
Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship!!
Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. is excited to announce the recipients of our 9th Annual Scholarship and our first year awarding multiple scholarships! This year's selection was again a difficult one due to our outstanding candidate pool. We look forward to the continued expansion of our scholarship program. We thank everyone for your contributions and investment into our Scholars' success!
We are excited to issue our 9th Annual Scholarship this year and are gearing up for our 10th Annual Scholarship. WE NEED YOUR HELP to ensure bright young minds can fulfill their dreams of attending college.
Click Here to learn more about the Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship and all our amazing Scholars!
View the Black Men In White Coats Panel Discussion By Clicking On The YouTube Link Below.
ABOUT THE FILM: Black Men In White Coats
Less black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American doctors being black men, this comes as no surprise. This documentary dissects the systemic barriers preventing black men from becoming medical doctors and the consequences on society at large.
Health care accounts for nearly 20% of the United States’ GDP and a significant portion of that is driven by disparities in a system that lacks diverse physicians. What if we had a medical workforce that actually reflected our patient population? What challenges do our black boys face? Who are their role models? Why is it easier to visualize a black man in an orange jumpsuit than it is in a white coat? What’s happening in society that more black women are becoming doctors while black men are stagnant? WHOSE FAULT IS IT? It’s time to end this CRISIS and get more BLACK MEN IN WHITE COATS!
Chip & Sip Film Series
Black Men In White Coats
Panel Discussion Recording
Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc.
March 26, 2021
International Women's Day
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Marked annually on March 8th, International Women's Day is one of the most important days of the year to:
celebrate women's achievements
raise awareness about women's equality
lobby for accelerated gender parity
fundraise for female-focused charities
The campaign theme for International Women's Day 2021 is 'Choose To Challenge'. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change. So let's all #ChooseToChallenge.
Purple, green and white are the colors of International Women's Day. Purple signifies justice and dignity. Green symbolizes hope. White represents purity, albeit a controversial concept.
For more information and resources, visit:
International Women's Day
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Join MMSI In Making a Difference!!
Thank you for your support Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc.
Our fundraising efforts will continue in 2020-21 with our “The Gift of Giving” campaign. Our work would not be possible without support from our members and friends like you. Each gift helps us achieve our goal to provide scholarships, empower girls and women, and to support ground breaking history at the
Asa Restoration Project in South Asaif Egypt.
Our programs and initiatives impact hundreds of people in the U.S. and in Egypt. Your support helps make that impact possible. Your contribution will help us in 2021 to further develop the capacity of our programs listed below, develop innovative programs/workshops, and to improve the infrastructure to support our work.
In our Gift of Giving campaign we are requesting your support for:
* Empowering Our Girls Annual Conference
* Nurturing Our Leaders
* We Inspire!
We hope you will join us in supporting Malik Melodies Sisterhood, Inc. and our Gift of Giving campaign with a gift that is significant to you. Please enjoy our website to learn more about our programs and to make your secure contribution.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!
The Angela Pauling Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to honor MMSI Co-Founder who succumbed
to cancer in 2010. The scholarship is earmarked for a graduating senior at Angela’s alma mater,
Harry S. Truman in the Bronx, NY. We are excited to continue Angela’s legacy with the issuance of
our 8th annual scholarship in 2020-21. Click Here to learn more about our Angela Pauling Scholars.
In 2018, MMSI launched the Inaugural WE LEAD: Empowering Our Girls Conference (in Queens, NY) to have a more meaningful and far reaching impact within our communities. Our conference aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while also promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. This amazing event provides motivating messages and workshops from women on the challenges they faced and how they pushed past them. The day culminates with the “Gems Among Us” Awards presentation, honoring outstanding individuals and organizations for their commitment to uplifting and empowering our girls.
We hosted a successful 2nd Annual 2019 WE LEAD: Empowering Our Girls Conference in Brooklyn, NY at the Nelson Mandela School For Social Justice. In 2021, we will host the 3rd Annual Conference in the Bronx, NY and mid-year programs to Empower OUR Girls.
CLICK HERE to see our Video from the Inaugural WE LEAD: Empowering Our Girls Conference.
The Asa Restoration Project - Visit our web page to learn how MMSI has aided and how you can continue to help in reclaiming our history through the archaeological excavation, conservation and restoration of 26th Dynasty priest and noblemen tombs of Karakhamun, Karabasken and Irtieru in Egypt.
Please Donate and Join MMSI In Making a Difference!!
We are requesting your support for our annual scholarship and these special events. Please help us give back to the community and to expose young ladies and girls to opportunities which can positively enhance their lives.
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