This is my favorite time of year, dear Torches. The month of February, this February, feels different, is different. For that reason, I approach this particular Black History Month with … Continue reading Black History Is Here. We Make It Daily…
*Admin Note: I apologize for the late upload, life is hectic this weekend Torches! Take my love and light with you. -JBHarris The Mad Titan was caught with a mask … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-05/22/2020
The ‘bitter Black woman’ is a troupe. It is dismissive and dehumanizing. Just because a Black woman is mad, does not immediately mean she is bitter! She could literally just … Continue reading The Truth Of The Happy Black Girl
This weeks reading is still from Eloquent Rage by Dr. Brittney Cooper. I told y’all to get it. -JBHarris I am tired of everyone trying to come for Black women. … Continue reading Not Every Black Girl Is Bitter…And She Owes You Nothing.
This past semester, I graduated from my Alma Mater, UM-St. Louis (UMSL). At this university, I was blessed–yes, blessed!–to have taken my ENGL 3720: Literature After 1865. This class taught … Continue reading Black Girls Aren’t Allowed To Be Mad–They Are ‘Bitter’
I grew up in St. Louis. I grew up where there is nothing but the talk of baseball season permeating every conversation from here to Chicago. I mean, Opening Day? … Continue reading March Madness: Black Women Be Knowin'
For two years, I have decided to try and put all I can into 28 Days Of Blackness. I try to highlight the things you know, people you should know, … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: The Love Letter To Us
With everything from the 1990’s resurging, I think it’s time that we consider what could have been as it relates to the star that was Aaliyah. I cannot stress to … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness-Cultural Conversation #6: What About Aaliyah? What If…?
I have not shied away about how I have felt about Mo’Nique, and I am not about to start now. First thing’s first: I think Mo’Nique is incredibly talented. I … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness-Cultural Conversation #5: What About Mo’Nique?
*Admin note: Music programs, programs related to the Arts are often the first to be cut. Save The Music Foundation is fighting against that erasure. Consider supporting them and their … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Black Music Still Matters