Author Archives: visAbleblackwoman

About visAbleblackwoman

Making Black Women’s stories visible to preserve our legacies .

Worth it

I am on tour. The photo above is of me in my hotel room. I’m working in Colorado later this week so I came out early got a hotel for two days and am doing my writing from here. I … Continue reading

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Radical expression

I love my regular asana practice. Asana are the physical poses of yoga. Many people don’t realize that yoga is much more than the physical practice. There are, depending on the practice 7 to 9 limbs of yoga which includes … Continue reading

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I am not your social justice Mammy.

  About 4 years ago, after an experience at a training I was assisting a former liberal white female friend who was leading a training (where I was one of perhaps 3 Black Women out of the hundreds of women … Continue reading

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Be the friend who is actually there. Suicide is grounded in a feeling of isolation. We live in a society where the cowardice of social grace is the norm. Our culture celebrates the illusion of happiness and avoids reality by … Continue reading

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Don’t Follow Black Women…Nourish Us. Please.

The phrase “follow Black Women” should be modified to “Nourish Black Women”. Continue reading

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Black Women in Service? Well first…

I am a single child free single woman, I live in NY city and there are days where the only men who speak to me…are asking me for money. Continue reading

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When You Believe in the Power of Imagination

Once a month on Sundays when I’m in NYC, I try to make it to meditation class.   One of my favorite meditation teachers is Kadam Morten Clausen.  Kadam Morten is the  Resident Teacher at KMC-NYC, Eastern US National Spiritual Director for … Continue reading

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