So! After almost 2 years, we have a pending vaccine for ages 5-11. I am elated for this, Torches! I won’t lie about this. Yay, Pfizer! But there’s a fly … Continue reading TALK ABOUT IT TUESDAY-09/21/2022
Being a Black woman is hard. As amazing as this is experience of being the living divine is, it is hard. The concepts and theories that reproductive justice puts forward … Continue reading Strength In Numbers: Reproductive Justice In The Everyday
If you have never thought to support any other thing this platform has asked you to do, believe or anticipate in, please support HONOR BLACK BIRTH and You Lucky You … Continue reading The Need For ‘Honor Black Birth’
I think when the term reproductive justice is said or mentioned, it sounds nebulous. But allow me to put some feet on the ground with it. Reproductive Justice is the complete … Continue reading What Is Reproductive Justice?
My writer friend Ashley Yates said something last year that has stuck with me: “Black women take care of Black women.” It has taken this pandemic just to see how … Continue reading In The Middle Of A Start-Over…
Ms.Rona, Ms.Rona– My, how you’ve made a mess of the world we once knew! It seems like things just can’t go right, we’re constantly in this whirlwind of … Continue reading “Now Keep in Mind That I’m An Artist–And I’m Sensitive About My Sh*t!”
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.
Author note: PLEASE read “Books For A Black Girl’s Soul”, the essay by Kaitlyn Greenidge. Give it to your daughters. And nieces. Cousins. and granddaughters. You’re welcome. -JBHarris “Reading allows … Continue reading August 2020 Book Review- Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim
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
Family is community! Community is family! In this month of celebrating the force of nature that is family, I started to remember how utterly cool family is! I love the … Continue reading We Are Family (Part 1)-Sister Sledge Is Always On Time!