Note: She and Audre Lorde have the same birthday. I double checked. February 18. “I knew then that words had power.” -Toni Morrison I miss Toni Morrison like I miss … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering Toni Morrison At 90.
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
This is the time of year where we reflect, remember and try to reconcile. Earlier this year, we did Letter To Our Younger Selves. In keeping with this season of … Continue reading Come As You Are, As You Were
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.
Admin Note: This piece uses strong language, and is frank with its candor concerning activism. It is important such pieces be written as it makes plain the frustration which sometimes … Continue reading Not Today…
“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man!” -Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter is 50 years old. Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter, Mr. Carter’s wife, is 38 years old in September. At … Continue reading Jay-Z To Shawn Carter: A Hustler, Stays A Hustler–Will Remain A Hustler.
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
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
There is something to be said for being authentic and having the opportunity to grow. In the space crafted this month for revolutionaries, I had to put a spotlight on … Continue reading ‘This Is Not Your Daddy’s Civil Rights Movement’: Why Tef Poe Feels Like The Best Kept Secret
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