Before they know the meanings of their names

These words are dedicated to the Black bodies, children, young people who’ve lost their lives to gun violence and to Africans in America who’ve protected and served a country that does not honor them. On the morning of May 23rd my Mommy asked me if I’d heard a shooting in the middle of the night.Continue reading “Before they know the meanings of their names”

If There Is A Light That Shines

The past weekend was pretty magical. Intense for a number of reasons but also magical. Watching and listening to the conversation led by GirlTrek founders about survival, radical self-care, and freedom fighting featuring two of my favorites, Angela Davis and Nikki Giovanni, experiencing Erykah Badu and Jill Scott’s battle turned moment of sisterhood and nostalgiaContinue reading “If There Is A Light That Shines”