This piece will reference the ‘oppositional gaze’ first coined by bell hooks In her book in her essay Black Looks: Race And Representation. -JBHarris The first thing I will say … Continue reading Show Up As Black: Fighting Anti-Blackness
Follow both these influential women! WWW: @whitewomanwhisperer Portia: @portianoir As a reminder: If you are not Black, there is no weighing in on Black people business. White Woman Whisperer is … Continue reading The Favorites-Part 2: White Woman Whisperer
Follow her on TikTok: @bohemiandiva. It will bless you. -JBHarris If you ask her this particular sister friend, she will never admit to being an activist. She will admit to … Continue reading Thunderstorms Sometimes Come When You Least Expect Them: The Power Of Bohemian Diva
Ferguson, 8 years later, is still Ferguson. I’m a STL Kid, through and through. A writer girlfriend of mine, Jesse Sandoval, told me that St. Louis will either make you … Continue reading “Mike Brown Means We Got To Fight Back!”
Jane Elliot is 88 years old. I’m not sure what scares me more, the fact that Jane Elliot is 89 years old or people really believe that CRT is taught … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet: The Accomplice Standard Is Jane Elliot
Representative Cori Bush is amazing! She is revered on this side of the Midwest, and rightfully so! Two years ago, she replaced the lackluster leadership of Representative Lacy Clay here … Continue reading STL Vs. Errbody: Keep Going, Cori!
One of my desires is to have the legal system work for everyone, and free people that never needed to be locked up. Please consider donating to this initiative by … Continue reading The Innocence Project Still Works!
Beyoncé. It always leads back to Beyoncé! Now, I am not a card-carrying member of the Beyhive, put I do work there part-time. I have downloaded the new Renaissance album, … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-08/02/2022
Follow the feats of this linguistic acrobat across social media (IG/YT/TT: @blupoetres). On this side of the internet, I am staunchly pro-Black, pro-Black people, pro- ALL Black people, pro-education, and … Continue reading Blu Is Still A Freedom Color: We See You, Blupoetres!
Note: This quote is not mine, but belongs to the writer Keturah Kendrick. Please follow her on all platforms (@keturahkendrick). August is a bittersweet month for me. It has been … Continue reading “Freedom Is A Moving Target…”