Her Life Matters

This morning I dropped my youngest son off at Kindergarten for his first day....more

On Fear

This morning I woke up afraid. There was a bit of a thunderstorm and the slow rumble while I slept jerked me awake in fear of an earthquake. ...more

Things Are Changing

I used to hate the term “re-invent yourself.” My original context for hearing it was mostly about Madonna changing her hair color, her country & donning a faux English accent. It seemed so distinctly, annoyingly American & 1st world. i.e. “We’re so rich & bored that we don’t have anything better to do than sit around &...more

My People Motivate Me

As a very little girl I knew my people were beautiful, special…mistreated & hated. I knew I actively wanted to be a part of our restoration, no matter what form that took on. (And dare I say, I knew at 16 yrs old it was my calling) ....more

For DaJerria Becton.

Your necessary air is restricted....more

Something New

So there’s a new fella in my life. At first, I was finna be all coy & secretive....more

I’m an addict showing up

Read this little snippet from Anne Lamott’s FB page today & it encouraged me to put a few words down today....more

I Will Not Fly Today

I know why the uncaged bird doesn’t sing. What lurks beyond the cage I cannot say. I reach, but knees knock against hollowed-out bones like the hollowed heart of their carrier ....more

I Need To Say Something Entirely Different To White People

I took the Megabus, Chicago to Nashville a little while ago....more

In which it is okay for me to exist here

I shared...more