I am a fan of Feminista Jones! I love her wit, her intelligence and all her affirming Black Girl Magic. When I found out through social media (thank you, Twitter!) … Continue reading March 2019 Book Review-RECLAIMING OUR SPACE: How Black Feminists Are Changing The World From the Tweets To The Streets
We are women. We are here and regardless of what you think, you need us. As we end Women’s History Month, let’s not forget our power, our worth and all the obstacles … Continue reading ‘Ain’t I A Woman?’ Damn Right, I Am!
We can’t celebrate Women’s History Month without putting a spotlight on the beauty and essentialness of sisterhood. I am not talking DNA, genetics, or chromosomal sisters. I am speaking on … Continue reading Sisters By Soul
When I was younger, my Mom always told me never go anywhere alone: there’s strength in numbers. I knew better than to leave my drink alone at a party–years before … Continue reading Black History Needs Black Women. Protect Them. Protect Us.
Mary Mcleod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was a Black teacher and humanitarian. However, our ancestral auntie is best known for starting a private school for … Continue reading The Boldness Of One Black, Female Teacher: The Legacy Of Mary McLeod Bethune
“I am the candy.“ Whew. When I read this quote from a tweet about writing, all of me rejoiced. I mean all of me rejoiced. When ABC erupted with the … Continue reading Why The World Needs (And Sometimes Doesn’t Deserve) Shonda Rimes
“If the Black woman wasn’t born, she’d have to be invented.” -Nikki Giovanni Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr (birth name for Nikki Giovanni) is 76. With the praise of Maya Angelou, … Continue reading The Enduring Gangsta Of Nikki Giovanni
Michael Cohen is the best kind of snitch, Billy Porter is snatching edges, wigs and waist trainers and Green Book is not, was not the Best Picture of 2018. No … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY 03/02/2019
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, please allow me to introduce to some and reintroduce to others: Raynell Steward. Raynell is more commonly known by her Instagramhandle @Supa_cent or @Wuzzam Supa. She unapologetically officially stamped herself as … Continue reading This Black Girl Does More Than Just Rock
She was born Paulette Linda Williams. But we all know her as Ntozke Shange: ‘she who walks with lions.’ What can I say about this book that hasn’t been said … Continue reading February 2019 Book Review-For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow Was Enuf