Simone Biles hasn’t competed in any event in over a year. Yet, there is one thing that grates on me. Knowing how good that Simone is at this sport, how … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Twice As Hard, Twice As High…
I wanted to do gymnastics when I was younger, but I was always a talk kid! And I wanted to do ballet as well, but at the heart of it–I … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Stunt On Them Like Gabby & Simone
No one I knew truly got into tennis before the Williams sisters. Sure, I knew who Althea Gibson is, Arthur Ashe was, and my mother had a crush on Pete … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Serena Williams Is Only The Beginning…
Shameless plug: follow me on TikTok (@whatjayesaid)! We have been talking about Tessica Brown of Louisiana all of Black History Month. In the age of Beyoncé, VP Kamala Harris, the … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-02/23/2021
Before you read this, watch the NETFLIX miniseries Who Killed Malcolm X? After that, this piece will make more sense. I got into a fight on my personal Facebook wall … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Updates About The Assassination Of Malcolm X
Note: She and Toni Morrison have the same birthday. I double checked. February 18. If you ask when when I met Audre Lorde, I will tell you I met her … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Let Me Hip You To Audre Lorde!
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 first time I saw Wesley Snipes in anything I was about 8 or 9. My cousin, Nathan, had a copy of MOONWALKER, and the long video for the song, … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: We Still Need Wesley Snipes!
Note: I did a whole 4-part series on my podcast, The Writers’ Block, last year called THE POWER OF THE AAVE. Find that podcast (red/black logo) on Apple Podcasts, Google … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: AAVE Still Matters!
It snowed SNOWED Snowed In Texas! Man! What else is there! How is the world burning and freezing at the same time! Let’s get it! #Texas #Winter #Politics #GlobalWarming #WhoReady … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-02/19/2021