Omarion firing cats on birthdays, Tina Turner is 80, Gabrielle Union got fired from AGT for saying what was on her mind, Lizzo got like fifty-eleven Grammy nominations, and THEE … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-11/29/2019
I have spoken about Cyntoia Brown before. There was a sadness in her eyes that I have seen in my own. That sadness comes from trauma, disappointments and trying to … Continue reading November 2019 Book Review-FREE CYNTOIA: My Search For Redemption In The American Prison System
On an elemental level, I like Eve Ewing. Her entire being is a vibe, and that vibe radiates a quiet, palpable power. I am reminded of an interview years ago … Continue reading When Black Women Fill In The Gap: The Power Of Eve Ewing
We can’t celebrate Women’s History Month without putting a spotlight on the beauty and essentialness of sisterhood. I am not talking DNA, genetics, or chromosomal sisters. I am speaking on … Continue reading Sisters By Soul
When I was younger, my Mom always told me never go anywhere alone: there’s strength in numbers. I knew better than to leave my drink alone at a party–years before … Continue reading Black History Needs Black Women. Protect Them. Protect Us.
Before Venus, Serena, Gaby and Simone (Biles or Manuel), there was Surya Bonaly. I first saw Surya Bonaly when I was in fifth grade. I loved figure skating and was … Continue reading I Remember Surya Bonaly
She was born Paulette Linda Williams. But we all know her as Ntozke Shange: ‘she who walks with lions.’ What can I say about this book that hasn’t been said … Continue reading February 2019 Book Review-For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow Was Enuf