I am in this space of radical love and self-acceptance. In my devouring of the fire of Feminista Jones; the medicine at the shoulder, knee, yea, hands of Toni Morrison; … Continue reading MAY BOOK REVIEW: THIS WILL BE MY UNDOING by Morgan Jerkins
Depression is becoming a pandemic within the African-American community. We as a people must begin to admit this. Ignoring this, minimizing this, is costing the lives of our children. Little … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET-BLACK CHILDREN MATTER
This post will be autobiographical in part. The name of my abuser is denoted by an asterisk (*). We have no contact. I use the phrase dead flower and when … Continue reading The Old Scars That Bleed: The Aftermath Of All The Dead Flowers
TW: Domestic violence, intimate partner violence There is something heinous dwelling in a person when they can take the life of someone they were once in a romantic relationship with. … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET-Killing The Flowers: For Aisha and Tamera
This morning, Stanley Martin Lieber has passed away. I feel as though my grandfather has passed away. As a nerd, as a dedicated Marvel fan, as one that was called … Continue reading For Our Grandfather, Stan
The Movement is now a buzzword. It’s a cliche, much like it was a half-century and more ago. The thing is, by nature of the word, movement is not never … Continue reading The Motive, The Gag & The Game
Rest well, Aretha.