I got introduced to YouTube from my English 3100 class in 2010. I had been in a vacuum of children’s programs and cable that I couldn’t be broken out of. … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering SUGARFREETV On YouTube!
In my history, I dreamt of being a heart surgeon. I so badly thought I would be good at it, and thought that I would be amazing at it. The … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Black Girls Saving World With COVID-19 Vaccines & Cancer Cures! (The Value Of Black Girls In STEM/STEAM.
Shameless plug: Follow @iamkenzaashley and @antiblackfishingclub on TikTok. I need you all to understand how dynamic Blackness is and how those whom are not Black, want to BE it. Before … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Blackfishing & Commodifying The Black Body
This is my favorite time of year, dear Torches. The month of February, this February, feels different, is different. For that reason, I approach this particular Black History Month with … Continue reading Black History Is Here. We Make It Daily…
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of icon and legend, Cicely Tyson. With the yearly theme of 28 DAYS OF BLACKNESS to begin in a matter of … Continue reading Before We Remember: For Cicely
“I can’t talk right now, I’m doing hot girl sh!t.” -Megan Thee Stallion I was alerted to the tour de force that is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete by a friend … Continue reading 2020 Year In Review: The Year of Megan
What are we not about to do is say that Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), AKA Soror and HBCU graduate is not Black. I repeat: THIS IS NOT A LIE WE … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET: For Our VP, Senator Kamala Harris
My writer friend Ashley Yates said something last year that has stuck with me: “Black women take care of Black women.” It has taken this pandemic just to see how … Continue reading In The Middle Of A Start-Over…
We say her name. She could have been any of us. This word ‘us’ being any Black woman I know. -JBHarris I am a single woman, whom lives alone with … Continue reading We Say Her Name (Part 1): Breonna Taylor-Trauma Is Not A Trend
Admin note: Black women matter. -JBHarris March 13, 2020 Breonna, an EMT during the COVID-19 pandemic, was murdered in her home. She was murdered by the Louisville Police Department serving … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet-For The Life Of Breonna Taylor