I said this last year, and perhaps the year before last: THERE ARE NO MORE COOKOUT INVITATIONS. Don’t ask me! I can’t speak to nobody else, but I ain’t got … Continue reading There Are No More Cookout Invitations
Decolonize The Podcasts!
In the day in age where we are looking for comfort and COVID symptoms, podcasts help to inform, entertain and pass the time. As the month ends, here are some … Continue reading Decolonize The Podcasts!
Love To The Negro Leagues
As a reminder: The Negro League Baseball Hall of Fame is in Kansas City, Missouri. Click here to get Negro League merch. I’m a baseball fan. I know, I know–Black, … Continue reading Love To The Negro Leagues
Black Writers Matter
I’m a Black writer. I am a writer who happens to be Black. In this, the blackest of all months, I remember this frightening fact: I would be murdered for … Continue reading Black Writers Matter
The Black Voice Actor
With everything digital, the way that we read is becoming that much more modern as well. And with more black writers, riding more black stories, and with the superpower of … Continue reading The Black Voice Actor
We Still Stand With Meg
We are now, always, and will ever be Team Black Woman. -JBH In December 2022, Megan Jovon Ruth Peete was vindicated. After enduring the most public abuse that any woman … Continue reading We Still Stand With Meg
What Is Safety For Black People?
For my birthday last year I got a self-defense keychain. My adopted Big Sister Kelly told me that I needed to get a gun. And in speaking to the father … Continue reading What Is Safety For Black People?
There Are Still Firsts To Be Had
Last year in this space, I celebrated the nomination and eventual confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. The first Black woman to be on the United States Supreme … Continue reading There Are Still Firsts To Be Had
The Pursuit Of “Clout”
This docuseries is available on YouTube–and chaos available on TikTok everyday. One thing I’m continually fascinated by is the continual sociological experiment known as social media. Which can be an … Continue reading The Pursuit Of “Clout”
For Norah, Yarah, & Rosa
Follow this trio on TT/IG: @norah_yarah_rosa Hip-Hop turns 50 this year. The celebration of Hip-Hop on the Sunday’s Grammys, let’s us know that this genre of music is still most … Continue reading For Norah, Yarah, & Rosa