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Tanya Tanya Barnett

http://tanyabarnett.me

Tanya Barnett is a disabled veteran, veteran advocate, anti-racist womanist and Director of Racial and Ethnic Justice at The George Washington University. She is a 2018 N.A.A.C.P. Hall of Famer. Tanya is also the Award-Winning Author of Being a Wife Just Got Real. She has been featured on OWNTV, Essence Magazine, Huffington Post, The Today Show, Tom Joyner Morning Show, TEDx, Johns Hopkins University, NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus, FBI, EPA, Good Morning Washington, Great Day Washington, etc. Tanya is currently a Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies MA candidate at GWU. She’s a 2x triathlete and 2x marathoner, historical fiction lover, wife, mom and an energetic Glam-ma.


Tanya's posts

Murders, The Capitol Attack And An Acquittal: How Far Have We Really Come?

If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our how-to post to learn more.____Recently, I was considering how far we have come as Black women in these United States in 2021. I realize that we’ve come this far by faith — that was one of my grandmother's, Ruth...

Holding My Son Close: The Fear Of Raising A Black Boy In The 21st Century

If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our how-to post to learn more.____My son is at a pivotal point in his life — a 2020 high school graduate. Before my eyes, he went from wearing anything I purchased to only wanting certain styles and brands. I lectured him for...

Why Mental Therapy Should Be A Part Of Your Year, And How You Can Possibly Get It For Free

I know, I know. You're already working diligently on your long to-do list and taking steps to get you closer to your goals for 2018. I'm so excited for you! I’m actually doing the exact same thing. However, you must add one very important thing to your 2018 goals list, especially with the untimely suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.According to the US HHS Office...