Fred Hampton would be 72 this year. In dying at 21 (read: murdered by the Chicago Police Department), he was a seed. With his vision he was able to sway … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Being Like Fred Hampton
I was an anomaly growing up: pretty, smart and Black. I went to public school, had college educated parents, and was reading by age 4. I got my first library … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: Letter To The Rest Of My Awkward Black Kin-I Love All Of You.
I must admit, as a kid, I loved playing dress up. I loved the ability to pair clothing, imagination and talent into something else. For a while, I wanted to … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: The Kids Are LARPing & Cosplaying. That Doesn't Mean They Wanna Be White!
It’s All Saints Day, and we survived Halloween—cuffing the candy tax from the kids as custom allows. Meanwhile, the Impeachment vote happened, John “Pops” Witherspoon died (How Lord?!), HARRIET is … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-11/01/2019
The Urban philosophers NWA said it best: “911 is a joke!” On the heels of reeling from the murder of Botham Jean, and the buck-Uncle Tom-Mammy ring that went viral, … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET-US & The PD