Last time I was spitting game Scene from Jay-Z’s The Story of OJ It was about the captivity and shame That fueled a luxurious change to fame But still All black people are the same. Black culture is synonymous with swag, intelligence, beauty The swag we brought to the endless cotton that our hands plucked … More Still Black
This young woman’s words from two summers ago are sounding mighty relevant. Check out Imani’s Spoken Word performance from the 2015 19th Annual Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals. Be safe out there, and be encouraged by the eloquence and honesty of our little ones!
Tonight I witnessed a black mother cry Real, strong and genuine tears That left her speechless Over her 7-year-old son A star scholar He was rising as a leader in his class Always so enthusiastic to learn To show the class what he knows To help his friends if they get stumped on a question … More An Ode to Black Motherhood