Shanika P. Carter

Shanika P. Carter

Shanika P. Carter is a freelance writer, author, and adjunct communications instructor. She is also the Principal Consultant of The Write Flow & Vibe, LLC (, offering writing, editing, and content development services to a variety of clientele, including fellow authors and businesses. Shanika has written for various publications, including, The Lakeshore West Michigan, Rapid Growth Media, Grander Magazine, and Women’s Lifestyle Magazine. She is the author of the nonfiction book To Lead or Not to Lead, which was released in 2019.

Breaking barriers: Michigan’s only Historically Black College set to reopen this spring

By: - January 16, 2022

Even before the Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design debuts in Detroit on May 2, it is shattering records.  The school will become the country’s first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to ever reopen — and education leaders said the institution is poised to make Detroit an epicenter of design and champion Black […]

U.N. summit is ‘one last shot at avoiding catastrophic climate change,’ U of M expert says

By: - October 29, 2021

The U.K. will host the upcoming Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, in partnership with Italy, which runs from Sunday through Nov. 12.  COP26, which is expecting representation from nearly 200 countries, will bring parties together to accelerate action towards goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Framework Convention on […]

Dept. of Labor economist says work must continue to eliminate economic disparities

By: - October 26, 2021

Janelle Jones, chief economist for the U.S. Department of Labor, shared her vision of an equitable economic future for working people in Michigan and around the country at the Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP) conference on Monday. Jones was the keynote speaker for the “Getting Back to the Future: Securing an Equitable Recovery for […]