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…
First, and foremost, before I am writer or woman, I am Black. This story took me to Mama Bear rage. It took 24 hours to calm down enough to focus … Continue reading FIRESTARTER HOTSHEET:#ISaidWhatISaid: It Is Never About The Hair. It’s Always About Ownership, Conformity & Comfort.
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?
I heard of this story last year, and thought it incredible. Stories about passing are always fascinating to me. From Passing by Nella Larson to Devil In A Blue Dress … Continue reading July Book Review: WHITE LIKE HER
#Racism #Fascism #BorderControl #BabyWorkCamp #WhoMansIsThis #SophiesChoice #PayAttention #Resist #DontBeSilent #RachelMaddowCRIED #Holocaust #TheCostOfWhiteness #ThisIsNotRight #TheNarrativeIsBought #ItIsWorseThanThought #LatinxPeopleMatter #Flint #Water #Land #People Y’all. This is America. I wish I could come to ya’ll with … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-06/22/18
It is no secret I am unapologetic in my blackness. I have been since I found out there were powerful Queens that ruled ancient Egypt and Queen Nzinga was a real … Continue reading The Day I Told My Daughters They Were Black
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