Your queer friends are not props. The ninth Black transwoman this year was murdered this week. As a mother, I cannot begin to comprehend the murder of your child by … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET-Black Transpeople Matter
Have I had negative experiences with Black men? Of course I have, but I have also had negative experiences with people in general and that has not stopped me from … Continue reading Black Man, Black Man—You Mean So Much To Me
Author Note: This piece is written in heteronormative terms. However, but I think some things and experiences are global. Love & Light, JBHarris Every couple has a history and a … Continue reading For All The Guys We Loved Before
In Toni Morrison’s book, Home, the prologue talks about the mystery that is this place called home. The line that sticks out to me says: “…then why does my key … Continue reading How Community Loves You Back
So, lemme tell you. I am loving, absolutely loving the space all these artists are in and making. I am loving the spaces held and the bags secured. The one … Continue reading Community + Expectations= Representations
In my last piece I talked about the good days with our community. When we all supported each other. Looked out for one another. Protected each other. We have come … Continue reading Community Is Deep & Wide: Where Do We Go From Here?
There is an eerie feel to this week. From the Gotti-Correleone exploits in Washington, D.C.; all the Brexit isht rolling down hill and then over Theresa May; the Washington Post … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-05/24/2019