“If you are silent about your pain, they will kill you and say you enjoyed it.” -Zora Neale Hurston It was my husband that told me my swag was low. … Continue reading The People That Say They Love You When You Don’t How To Love You.
It will take more to clean up the reputation of law enforcement than officers playing catch with kids, stopping people with ‘good tickets’, or buying groceries. The local representation of … Continue reading Blessed Are The Peacemakers–But Where Are They?
Ms. McKinnies was a prominent protest organizer in the wake of the murder of Michael Brown, Jr. in August 2014. I cannot imagine what is like to see your child … Continue reading In The Middle Of Everything: Justice For Danye Jones
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…
“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man!” -Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter is 50 years old. Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter, Mr. Carter’s wife, is 38 years old in September. At … Continue reading Jay-Z To Shawn Carter: A Hustler, Stays A Hustler–Will Remain A Hustler.
I am making this post as an appeal to all of my Torches. The Ideal Firestarter is a place created for support, love, and to talk about hard things. This … Continue reading ICE & Apps: What Can You Do?