Category Archives: gender & race

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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A lesson: Christianity, Paganism & Beyonc√©

Photo from US magazine Okay, so…some rabid Christian woman that Beyonce’s performance was sinful on a thread that called Beyonce’s performance “stunning calling Beyonce’s performance Sinful… So I chose to write this: Stunning. Those who don’t understand, it’s sad. What … Continue reading

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