Category Archives: Girls

  • FEMCON by DJ Tariq Nelson

    On Saturday, July 15, 2017, Mist Harlem, an up and coming hot spot in Harlem, New York was bombarded with women from all across the East Coast for FEMCON.  FEMCON is an all female empowerment music conference envisioned by Tariq Nelson (pictured below), the Founder of Fame Academy and a veteran DJ/Audio and Sound Engineer and […]

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    One month before VH1 Hip Hop Honors held their gathering in July 2016 to salute the achievements of women in hip hop like Salt & Pepper, Queen Latifah, Lil Kim and others, another event was already in the works to do the same uptown in New York City. This event was held in June 2016, […]

  • 25 Year Old Judge Is A Woman!

    Some say it can’t be done but when girls put their minds to it, we can do anything! For today’s inspiration, please meet 25 year old, Judge Jasmine Twitty! That’s right Judge Twitty, is a young African American woman who finished her academics early enough to officially and historically become the youngest Judge of Easley, […]

  • Princess Chambers & Us Girls Can

    Everyone knows that during the latter months of the school year, its a high in many families as parents and kids prepare for college, prom and graduations. While its an exciting and demanding time, its also a time that can bear a heavy financial expense upon the family. For girls who are graduating and preparing […]

  • UGC Group

    April is the month of our Founder’s Birthday and we’re celebrating by discounting our Us Girls Can products!  Now until April 17th (Midnight EST), you can purchase teeshirts and tote bags for only $10.  Get them for yourself, your girlfriends, daughters and others.  Click here to purchase now and get them while supplies last. Tap […]

  • Radio Interview with Debbie D

    As you all know, the name of this nonprofit organization, Us Girls Can, was derived from the hip hop girl group, Us Girls, that I was a part of 30 years ago. In 1984, this trio group appeared in the iconic hip hop movie, Beat Street, produced by Harry Belafonte.  Shortly after completing the movie, I […]

  • Stylist, Nonja McKenzie

      If you are an aspiring stylist and you missed the call, here it is for you to listen to over and over again! In the meantime,  all I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you to designer and celebrity stylist, Nonja McKenzie, for all of the wisdom tips she shared during the continuation of […]

  • Guests for Women's Month Celebration

    March is Women’s Month! And Us Girls Can is gearing up to celebrate the occasion with 5 powerful women who are noted trailblazers in their particular genres.  Each of these women will join us on our conference call every Monday evening at 9 PM EST starting, Monday, March 2  to discuss their achievements as well as the […]

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    As you know, Us Girls Can has its own product line with tshirts, tote bags, mugs and pens.  In the beginning stages our products were worn only by adult women but little girls were screaming at their moms to wear them too! Today, that vision has come to pass and now we are making a […]