My family, from what I have been told and taught, have been bootleggers, moonshiners, sharecroppers and farmers. One of my favorite memories growing up is the natural light in my … Continue reading Learning To Watch The Sunrise…Even In A Pandemic.
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…
Ms.Rona, Ms.Rona– My, how you’ve made a mess of the world we once knew! It seems like things just can’t go right, we’re constantly in this whirlwind of … Continue reading “Now Keep in Mind That I’m An Artist–And I’m Sensitive About My Sh*t!”
As of this posting, the nation is in the midst of a housing crisis like never before because of inept leadership at the federal level. Evictions are about to ramp … Continue reading The Peace…In The Pandemic?
In this age of justice via hashtag, screenshot and retweet, I could not let this month of activism come to an end without mentioning a cause close to my heart: … Continue reading It Still Matters: Support The Innocence Project
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
Family is community! Community is family! In this month of celebrating the force of nature that is family, I started to remember how utterly cool family is! I love the … Continue reading We Are Family (Part 1)-Sister Sledge Is Always On Time!
First things first; Anon you used a word that stuck out to me like a sore thumb: ‘numb’. Any time I see folks using that in terms of feelings they … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-05/18/2020
When this title popped through my Audible suggested reads, I was intrigued. It is often, if not rare to see a title such as this roll through the normally tame … Continue reading March 2020-The Baddest Bitch In The Room by Sophia Chang
Valentine’s Day is this weekend and it’s also Black History Month. I always find it interesting how we don’t see any realistic number of healthy Black relationships in media and … Continue reading 29 Days Of Blackness: Black Love Is Real & Worth The Risk