Admin Note: This piece uses strong language, and is frank with its candor concerning activism. It is important such pieces be written as it makes plain the frustration which sometimes … Continue reading Not Today…
It’s August and that means KIDS ARE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! Hallelujah! The end of summer is a bittersweet time. I’ve always felt the beginning of a new school year … Continue reading What The Village Looks Like: The School, The School Supplies & Teachers’ Classroo
It’s May now and starting to warm up all over the country. With Memorial Day quickly approaching, I have been thinking about what to do for the holiday. Back in … Continue reading Summer Summer Summer Summertime
When I was a kid, my little brother had a friend named Charles. Everybody called Charles ‘Bucket’. I don’t remember why we called him Bucket; that was just his name. … Continue reading Watch Me Work: Community Is Rescue, Refuge and Transformative
When I was younger, my Mom always told me never go anywhere alone: there’s strength in numbers. I knew better than to leave my drink alone at a party–years before … Continue reading Black History Needs Black Women. Protect Them. Protect Us.
Mary Mcleod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was a Black teacher and humanitarian. However, our ancestral auntie is best known for starting a private school for … Continue reading The Boldness Of One Black, Female Teacher: The Legacy Of Mary McLeod Bethune
It’s still February which means it’s STILL BLACK HISTORY MONTH! Today, I want to highlight Tiffany Shawntay (@errybodylovestiff on IG). Tiffany is a 34-year-old graduate of the historic HBCU Benedict … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: Hair & Thangs With Tiffany Shawntay