In my third grade Social Studies class, I learned the building blocks of which would form my secret love of sociology. I learned that people make up either families (nuclear … Continue reading Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Why Community Is Still Needed
In the age of inviting everyone to The Cookout (Note: If you are still saying you have ‘Black friends’ and ‘All Lives Matter’, you are not invited–and don’t ask!), I … Continue reading BRING BACK THE BLOCK PARTY!
This space, my dear reader, came from someone telling me that I was crazy to chase this dream of being a writer. That I was silly to pursue this dream … Continue reading In The Madness, Learning To Do YOU
“I will come in, and leave, as power.” -JBHarris, 2019 Dear Mrs. Harris: Oracle. Teacher. Voice. Author. Blogger. I am proud of you, Sis! Look at you! Writing, and schmoozing, … Continue reading On The Backside Of Vision
I love the renaissance we as a people are going through. I love the platforms being created and the networks being created! I love the spaces we are creating for … Continue reading #28DayOfBlackness: No Longer Enduring Erasure
You’ve heard it before: comparison is the thief of all joy. In reflecting on gratitude, happiness and the revolutionary act of being content comparison destroys the focus you have within … Continue reading The Joy Thieves
I am a fan of Russell Carrington Wilson. I like that he is soft-spoken, passionate about his job, and in love with his wife. It is most marvelous to see … Continue reading All The Quiet Black Men: For The All Russell Wilsons