I got introduced to YouTube from my English 3100 class in 2010. I had been in a vacuum of children’s programs and cable that I couldn’t be broken out of. … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering SUGARFREETV On YouTube!
Say her name correctly. War-san. Shur-ruh. She was a force of nature on pages before Beyoncé found her, asking her to be a part of her most ambitious projects (Leomonade … Continue reading January 2021 Book Review-TEACHING MY MOTHER TO GIVE BIRTH by Warsan Shire
Jacob Blake was almost murdered by the police. And that same week, the Milwaukee Bucks decided they were not going to play their scheduled playoff game. And the team they … Continue reading Black. Athlete. Activist.
This weeks marks Robin Williams’s 69th birthday, Breonna Taylor’s murderers are still free, Congressman and Superhero John Lewis laid in state in the Capitol Rotunda, the Secret Police are snatching … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-07/24/2020
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!
I’m still grieving Kobe Bryant’s loss, and it’s Mambacita’s Birthday! Sudan has criminalized FGM, the live-action Hercules is giving me so much joy, Elliot Stabler is coming back to to … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-05/01/2020
I was an anomaly growing up: pretty, smart and Black. I went to public school, had college educated parents, and was reading by age 4. I got my first library … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Letter To The Rest Of My Awkward Black Kin-I Love All Of You.
The Impeachment Hearings are looking like a episode of Divorce Court, Kanye West is now joining a force of missing Black folk in the Sunken Place to form a Supercoon … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-01/24/2020
We are already into the second week, of the first month of a new decade. This means that you still have to reset the course of the new thing you … Continue reading The Set-Up, Follow Through, The Fear Of Change
It’s All Saints Day, and we survived Halloween—cuffing the candy tax from the kids as custom allows. Meanwhile, the Impeachment vote happened, John “Pops” Witherspoon died (How Lord?!), HARRIET is … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-11/01/2019