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I am the mother of two beautiful, smart Black girls. When I was married to my first husband, I thought my first child would be a boy. I had a … Continue reading If I Had A Son…
It is not secret that I love the duo of Damon Young and Panama Jackson whom call themselves Very Smart Brothas. They are handsome, dope, well-spoken, and here for all … Continue reading All The ‘Very Smart Brothas’, Writers, Filmmakers & Actors!
In the age of pandemic and police brutality, this Father’s Day feels different. It is different! It is easy this day, this holiday, to do the normal: Give the cards. … Continue reading Father’s Day In A Strange Land
In my family, my father constantly quoted Obi Wan Kinobi to my mother: “I have been waiting for you Obi Wan. And now the circle is complete! When we met … Continue reading For The Little Black Boys That Had To Wait To See Themselves As Superheroes…
There are still protests happening, one of the three officers that killed Breonna Taylor have been fired, The mad Titan had his goons break into Walter Reed Medical Center to … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-06/19/2020
For the life of me, I cannot understand why it is this oung man felt free enough to hit a girl with his skateboard! In the country where Black girls … Continue reading Teach The Princes How To Be Kings #1: The Matter Of ‘Skeeter Miller’
It has been 5 years since Dylan Roof walked in the Mother Emmanuel and killed 9 people at a prayer meeting. I remember watching this on national news, and my … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet: Reflection Of The Mother Emmanuel 9
This month the theme was to celebrate men. Honestly, why shouldn’t we? Especially with everything going on, celebrating the men in this world is more prevalent than ever! I am … Continue reading Attention: You Having A Black Boyfriend/Friends Does Matter!
We hear a lot of things in the culture about Aunties. Everybody Black has been adopted by one time or another –or permanently—by a Black woman whom was not their … Continue reading What Makes One An ‘Uncle’?