I am a beautiful, black woman. My ancestry spans oceans, time and intertwines legacies. It has taken so long to get to this point of radical self-love. I have decided … Continue reading In This Skin
It is no secret I am unapologetic in my blackness. I have been since I found out there were powerful Queens that ruled ancient Egypt and Queen Nzinga was a real … Continue reading The Day I Told My Daughters They Were Black
I don’t remember ever wanting to be white. I remember wanting to be treated like the white girls in the movies were treated. I remember the darker skinned girls in … Continue reading The Cost To Be White
I love Lil Kim. Kimberly Denise Jones is my girl! From Junior MAFIA to The Notorious K.I.M. to The Naked Truth, I adored Lil Kim. I loved how unapologetic she was, and how … Continue reading Sammy And Lil Kim: Why, Fam?
My little sister, Ashley, was the bane of my existence as a little girl. She was smart, nosy and just–she was my own D.W. from Arthur! We are only three … Continue reading For My Little Sister And All The Other Little Sisters
I was 20 when I was introduced to Ms. Dorothy Jean Dandridge. When I found out she had been dead forty years at the time I was introduced to her, something … Continue reading Norma Jean, Dorothy Jean And Lil Ole Me
Anyone that knows anything about Jenn Harris will tell you, I am a huge fan of classic film noir. I am a fan, of old Hollywood. I am a FAN, … Continue reading The Switch Out-Part I