There is a peace that surpasses all understanding. I believe that aging–getting to and past 40–grants you a peace that you cannot conceive when you are young. My mother calls … Continue reading Getting Butterfly Muscles: Finding The Blessing In The Everything.
Jacob Blake was almost murdered by the police. And that same week, the Milwaukee Bucks decided they were not going to play their scheduled playoff game. And the team they … Continue reading Black. Athlete. Activist.
“We believe that paying bail for someone in need is an act of resistance against a system that criminalizes race and poverty and an act of solidarity with local communities … Continue reading Why It Matters: The Bail Project St. Louis
We say his name #JacobBlake. We are pulling for you, Jake. -JBHarris There is a reason why the world has to change, Torches. It cannot stay this way–it cannot stay … Continue reading For The ‘Us’ To Follow
Admin note: Being Black in corporate settings has its own set of challenges. For this particular space and time, let our Rebecca Quarles remind you that your Blackness is not … Continue reading White Savior 2020-Part I
Activist. noun a person who campaigns to bring about political or social change.”police arrested three activists” adjective campaigning to bring about political or social change.”activist groups around the world are … Continue reading What Makes An Activist?
I am a fan of podcasts. I love them because they provide these sips of encouragement or learning in less than 60 minute segments. I have been a of the … Continue reading Hope Is A Discipline.
As of August 5, 2020 it has been one year that the world has reckoned and reeling with the loss of Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford). Afterwatching ‘Pieces I … Continue reading Love Letter To The Revolutionary: “I Knew Then That Words Have Power.”
The definition of a Firestarter is one that brings light, heat and smoke. Yes, you read that right. One of the reasons this platform exists is to be force for … Continue reading Frying Pans, Fires & Firestarters
The one thing I wish the world outside of activism would understand is that a protest is a microcosm of a great many things. There is rage, joy, sadness and … Continue reading The Necessity Of Safe Houses & Street Medics