Note: She and Audre Lorde have the same birthday. I double checked. February 18. “I knew then that words had power.” -Toni Morrison I miss Toni Morrison like I miss … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: Remembering Toni Morrison At 90.
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of icon and legend, Cicely Tyson. With the yearly theme of 28 DAYS OF BLACKNESS to begin in a matter of … Continue reading Before We Remember: For Cicely
As of August 5, 2020 it has been one year that the world has reckoned and reeling with the loss of Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford). Afterwatching ‘Pieces I … Continue reading Love Letter To The Revolutionary: “I Knew Then That Words Have Power.”
In my family, my father constantly quoted Obi Wan Kinobi to my mother: “I have been waiting for you Obi Wan. And now the circle is complete! When we met … Continue reading For The Little Black Boys That Had To Wait To See Themselves As Superheroes…
I hope you did your reading for this week. -JBHarris I know we are talking about Black Girl Bitterness this month. But I thought it would be a good thing … Continue reading I Am Not Meant To Be Your Sassy Black Friend.
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'
When this title popped through my Audible suggested reads, I was intrigued. It is often, if not rare to see a title such as this roll through the normally tame … Continue reading March 2020-The Baddest Bitch In The Room by Sophia Chang
I have always liked Taraji P. Henson. I really have. Since I saw her in Baby Boy (“I hatechu Jody! Or my favorite, “Fuck you AND these neighbors!”). There was … Continue reading July Book Review-AROUND THE WAY GIRL, by Taraji P. Henson
These two don’t know it yet, but I am their official little sister. I love their power, knowledge and commitment to the uplifting of Black women. The fact is, the … Continue reading What A Revolutionary Should Look Like: Young. Intersected. And Black.
The Obama’s are making money and legacy hand over fist. There is a gratitude I have for Mrs.Obama that is reverent and deep. The country is better, is always better … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY: 11/23/2018