Tag Archives: selfcare

#getfree Challenge June- Anger

Last week I went to a yoga workshop.  The title…Race, Trauma & Well Being: times that call for love led by Angel Kyodo Williams, Hala Khouri, and Kerri Kelly.  Hearing the actual level of wealth inequality between black and white people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in community, gender & race, intraracial, support | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Feminism is connected to my FREEDOM- why I cut my locs and went back to being vegan

I became a vegetarian back in 1998 for my health, became vegan to fit in, started eating animal protein for a relationship.  In 1997 I started to loc my hair. I wanted to see how long I could grow my hair … Continue reading

Posted in gender & race | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Black voices- We Need Keening

Keening is a tradition all native cultures share.  The word is from Ireland and is a tradition where the women wail for the dead. In traditional American African culture has a tradition of using the voice to heal trauma.  The slaves … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment