Category Archives: gender & race

I love My family, and am so grateful for my smother.

I’m the youngest of 3. In the photo Mom holds me in her arms. My parents were a team. Daddy worked and went to night school to get his degree when he retired from the military. Ma managed the house … 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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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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Oxygen Masks…Cutting cords

135 Black Women die every day of heart disease. Scores of  black men women and children are shot yearly by police. Black Women, Men and Children coexist with systemic racism each day of our lives in America. Our ancestors were … Continue reading

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Warning Label…

I went to see Suzanne Lori Parks play Venus tonight, it’s the story of the South African woman Sarah Baartman who was enslaved by profiteers who exploited her as a side show act because of her, compared to European standards … Continue reading

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Soft Enough to Bend and Grow

I look back at my recent past experiences with relationships and I see how weak I was with the facade of “strong black woman”. Continue reading

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Don’t wait Participate! 4-2-17 NYC Actions

In the spirit of Maxine Waters…speak truth to power.
Speak up. Act up. Resist. Rise up. Support and be relentless in radical acts of Self Care.

Here’s a list of diverse actions you can take This WEEK from your couch or actually showing up in person, to be a part of creating the change that you wanna see in this country. Continue reading

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