Fred Hampton would be 72 this year. In dying at 21 (read: murdered by the Chicago Police Department), he was a seed. With his vision he was able to sway … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Being Like Fred Hampton
With everything from the 1990’s resurging, I think it’s time that we consider what could have been as it relates to the star that was Aaliyah. I cannot stress to … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness-Cultural Conversation #6: What About Aaliyah? What If…?
Culinary justice. I admit it! I heard of this concept through the vessel of NPR (Shameless plug: If you have not ventured into NPR (National Public Radio) you are missing … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Decolonizing The Table-The Work Of Michael Twitty
I have not shied away about how I have felt about Mo’Nique, and I am not about to start now. First thing’s first: I think Mo’Nique is incredibly talented. I … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness-Cultural Conversation #5: What About Mo'Nique?
There was tweet through my timeline about a year and a half ago about reading. Through the timeline of the activist DeRay, he asked this question: “What generation reader are … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Preservation of US
*Admin note: Music programs, programs related to the Arts are often the first to be cut. Save The Music Foundation is fighting against that erasure. Consider supporting them and their … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: Black Music Still Matters
I came up with this quote two years ago when encouraging a friend of mine who is raising kids, trying to raise kids with a silly, bitter woman. I told … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: My Dream For Black Boy Joy-Teach The Princes How To Be Kings