“I wanted women who had to face odds and go through them”

Interview with Founder of the Brave Sis Project, Rozella Kennedy

One thing you should know about Rozella Kennedy is that she’s always been this way. Growing up in New York City in the 70s and 80s — one of the world’s most diverse places at the time — she always imagined for herself other possibilities outside of those typical for Black women of her generation. Along her “outside of the box” journey, gatekeepers threatened to keep Rozella small. Nevertheless, she persisted: “I’m not gonna be…