Dearest ones, I want you to know one thing. You are more than what you think you are. You deserve more than what you think you do. The idea of … Continue reading Self-Care Means Realizing The Things You Deserve.
I miss my grandmother. I miss her on a level I didn’t realize until after she had already left the world. I needed more guidance. I need more from her. … Continue reading #28DaysOfBlackness: The Value Of Eldership
James Baldwin said it best: “As long as white Americans take refuge in their whiteness…they will allow millions of people to be slaughtered in their name.” During 72 hours, there … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet: If All It Takes For Evil To Prosper Is For Good Men To Sit And Do Nothing, Where Are The Good Men?
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
Admin Note: June will always be Men’s Month here on The Ideal Firestarter. It will be a space of honest dialogue and love, also of objective observation. For today, I … Continue reading In Wait
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