My first piece for this month piece for this month spoke of my birth mom. I received a few messages in my inbox about how some could relate and how … Continue reading For The Mother That Chose Me: Maxcine Young
Starting August 2018, The Ideal Firestarter will be offering blog sponsorship space! Why this is awesome? This is awesome because of the opportunity for a project’s exposure–whether it’s a you … Continue reading Need Space? We Got Some!
#EmmettTill #NoJustice #WhatIsThisFor #StayWoke #PayAttention #ThisIsNotADrill #TheyKillinHimAllOverAgain #WhatJustice #NoJusticeNoPeace #Mississippi #Revolution #TheRevolutionAintTelevisedItsRightOutside #Change #Resist #DoGoodSeekJustice Emmett Till’s murder case was reopened this week. The formerly 21-year-old woman that accused the … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-7/20/2018
There are those among us whom have not been graced with mothers whom are both healthy and attentive. There are those, much like myself, whom had a mother that worked … Continue reading The Other Mothers: The Village Reinforcements-Part I
Langston hughes wrote a poem that likened life to a river–deep in some spots, shallow in others. I believe we all can find one way or another to liken … Continue reading I Get It From My Mama: Water, River & Life
There is a balloon of a president floating over the nation we were once a colony of. There is an irony to this I can’t quite explain. I’m not shocked, … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY- 7/13/18
TW: child neglect, drug addiction, abuse Thank you to Rebecca for her candor and present honesty. I know this piece was hard for her, and I am grateful she was … Continue reading Mothers Of A Different Sort: Motherless Daughters