As a little girl growing up in St. Louis, the worst thing was being in the house! Like, everything was outside! It was my mother’s younger sister (and my second … Continue reading Going Into Year Two…
HERE IS TO A NEW YEAR! See you all in 2022! We about to be 6 years old!
For the next month, for the coming first month of the new year, the theme will be…normalcy. Something as simple, “Can we go outside yet?” From this question, this theme, … Continue reading Ode To COVID: “Can We Go Outside Yet?”
Rundown in case you missed it, or are somehow new here: This is a Black woman run and founded space. There will be, are no apologies made for that. This … Continue reading The Ideal Firestarter: We Got Us
There is a power in writing that I am in love with. No man have I loved more than I have loved these 26 letters and the 170,000-plus words of … Continue reading I Am A Firestarter: I Am Still Hope
I found out this really cool thing this week, and I thank a woman on the clock app for this (this being TikTok–shouts to @morgannychole)–the Habitual Be. When thinking about … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-12/28/2021
I am used to being in the background. There is a reason why I am a writer, and not an actor. In this place, in this space, at year five, … Continue reading I Am A Firestarter: Being The Face Of A Space
This is the book that I have recommended time and time again to people who wonder where my feminism comes from–this is one of those sources! One of the reasons … Continue reading DECEMBER 2021 BOOK REVIEW: When Chickenheads Come Home To Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist Breaks It Down by Joan Morgan
MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY HOLIDAYS! HAPPY NEW YEAR! HAPPY FRIDAY! For this, our fifth Christmas on Beyonce’s Internet, I want to leave you all with 12 Christmas wishes: 1.) We wish: … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-12/24/2021
“Light, heat, smoke make a Firestarter!” If you have followed this space for any time, you have heard me say this. But, in the spirit of going into year 6 … Continue reading I Am A Firestarter: Light. Heat. Smoke.