Note: She and Audre Lorde have the same birthday. I double checked. February 18. “I knew then that words had power.” -Toni Morrison I miss Toni Morrison like I miss … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering Toni Morrison At 90.
The first time I saw Wesley Snipes in anything I was about 8 or 9. My cousin, Nathan, had a copy of MOONWALKER, and the long video for the song, … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: We Still Need Wesley Snipes!
Note: I did a whole 4-part series on my podcast, The Writers’ Block, last year called THE POWER OF THE AAVE. Find that podcast (red/black logo) on Apple Podcasts, Google … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: AAVE Still Matters!
It snowed SNOWED Snowed In Texas! Man! What else is there! How is the world burning and freezing at the same time! Let’s get it! #Texas #Winter #Politics #GlobalWarming #WhoReady … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-02/19/2021
How you suck the air of out the room? Say this: “I cannot lead with bullshit.” And say it without apology, no chaser, and all flex. ALL flex! When I … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: “Stop Taming Us.”
I am a comics fan. I have been since I was a little girl. I was exposed to this world of ink and paper people through my cousin. For this … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: My President Is Black, Now Spider-Man Is Too!
It was three years ago this week that I saw Black Panther on Opening Night. I saw it with my second husband, and sat in the push AMC seat with him and … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering ‘BLACK PANTHER’
You want to follow me inside my head, here you go! It’s awesome here: TikTok: @whatjayesaid/@Twitter: @theladyherself. I use TikTok like I used to to Twitter. I get all my … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: For Those In The Back, Listen! If You Are Not Black, Do Not Call Me Sis!
Can I tell you a secret? I’m sure that it won’t go really far, this is just for family. Y’all are my family–all the great gathering of folk that I … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: The Trouble In Tulane University
I cannot believe that we are still having the debate about how to treat Black women. But, perhaps that is me being an eternal optimist. After Russell Wilson declared he … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-02/16/2021