I can’t explain the dopeness of Def Poetry Jam or the 5 seasons of magic it gave at the hosting of Mos Def. I can’t even express the happiness I … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: The Legacy Of Def Poetry Jam…And The Needs Space For The Arts
In this age of full-throttle Black Girl Magic, it is important to know that racism, stereotyping, abundant microaggressions and sexism are still viable venom in the life of Black folk. … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness- The Dirty Side Of Black Girl Magic: Being The Only Black Girl In The Room
Nina Simone would have been 87 today, Sidney Poitier is 93, Russia is trying to get over again, the coronavirus is spreading, Bill Barr is nervous and looking like a … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-02/21/2020
I am now a fan of Phoebe Robinson. I cannot tell you how dope this book is. How funny this book is, eloquent it is, and how much I needed … Continue reading February 2020: Everything's Trash, But It's Okay
Florence Nightingale is credited with making nursing a profession. But! Do not get game twisted! It was not just her that made this career a professional (read: Google Mary Seacole). … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: The Florence Nightingale Could Never: Remembering Ms. Maude E. Cullen
Welcome to Black History Month. When I say welcome, I sincerely mean that. Due to some of you seem to act like Black, POC (person/people of color), African Americans, “ethnic”, … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: Respect My Melanin!
“If the Black woman wasn’t born, she’d have to be invented.” -Nikki Giovanni This is the glorious thing about Black History Month. You find these gems, hidden and fabulous within … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness-Black Girls Get It Done: Remembering The 6888th Central Postal Delivery Battalion