This dog don’t hunt. I’m sorry. It does not hunt. I have been a mother for a decade and some, and St. Louis summers are sweltering, and I have had … Continue reading What About Katera Barker?
I am a beautiful, black woman. My ancestry spans oceans, time and intertwines legacies. It has taken so long to get to this point of radical self-love. I have decided … Continue reading In This Skin
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
Black Girl Magic. Black Boy Joy. We have always been royal. If you are an ally, remain one–we don’t have the time to waste on those that sneak plates from … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-5/25/2018
I love Lil Kim. Kimberly Denise Jones is my girl! From Junior MAFIA to The Notorious K.I.M. to The Naked Truth, I adored Lil Kim. I loved how unapologetic she was, and how … Continue reading Sammy And Lil Kim: Why, Fam?
My little sister, Ashley, was the bane of my existence as a little girl. She was smart, nosy and just–she was my own D.W. from Arthur! We are only three … Continue reading For My Little Sister And All The Other Little Sisters
Rachel Meghan Markle is getting married today. She is going to marry Prince Henry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex. From the craziness that is social media, I have seen … Continue reading For Meghan Markle, The Black Girl Whom Is A Duchess
#TI #BeingAnythingWhileBlack #BBQBecky #WhyKeepCallingThePeople #WeGonBeGreat #WakandaIsEverywhere #WeGonGetHerAllSummer #BlackIsAmazing #BeingBlackIsAmazing #TheFuzzAintGonStopUs #DontBeAColonizer So, our big cousin Clifford Harris a.k.a T.I. got arrested this week outside his own house, in his own … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-5/18/2018
I was 20 when I was introduced to Ms. Dorothy Jean Dandridge. When I found out she had been dead forty years at the time I was introduced to her, something … Continue reading Norma Jean, Dorothy Jean And Lil Ole Me