Black Women’s Self-Care What is the Color of Your Resilience?

Self-Care Saturday with N.D. Jones is a podcast series based on reflective prompts taken from my two guided journals: The Color of My Resilience: A Guided Self-Care Journal for Black Men and The Color of My Resilience: A Guided Self-Care Journal for Black Women.

This podcast is scheduled bimonthly where each episode premieres on my YouTube channel at 11:00 am EST.

Episode 1: October 9, 2021

Special Guests:

  • Kameisha Jerae Hodge, CEO and Founder of Sovereign Noir Publications
  • L. Penelope, Award-Winning Author

Kameisha Jerae Hodge believes that every Black woman has a story to tell and that it should be done as professionally, intentionally, and unapologetically as possible. As an independent publisher, and the CEO and Founder of Sovereign Noir Publications, Kameisha has published over 25 books for Black authors across the United States. She has also been a TEDx speaker, launched the Annual Black Women Writers Virtual Summit, and has partnered with Friendship Schools to provide the Yolonda D. Coleman Writing Award. Kameisha holds an MA in English and has a Book Publishing certification.

Kameisha's favorite quote by a Black person is:

I love you all, very much."

Whitney Houston

l Penelope Fantasy Romance Author

L. Penelope is the award-winning author of the Earthsinger Chronicles. The first book in the series, Song of Blood & Stone, was chosen as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time. Equally left and right-brained, she studied filmmaking and computer science at Howard University and sometimes dreams in HTML. She hosts the My Imaginary Friends podcast and lives in Maryland with her husband and furry dependents. Visit her online at:

Episode 2: October 23, 2021 with Special Guests William Jones and Chad Eric Smith