The issue of police brutality and silenced voices are the inspiration behind this site, yet you’ll notice that there have not been many posts on police brutality recently as these incidents scathe our lives and our timelines. We live in a world where a hashtag or a quick article seem to be a sufficient response … More comets: a word on brutality, healing & shining
“Please be careful when removing your [baggage] from the overhead compartment as items may have shifted during flight.” Baggage is inevitable. If you’re going places, chances are you’re taking things with you. Flights create friction, they have turbulence and measures to keep you safe amidst all of that. The one thing a flight can’t do … More rundown carry-ons
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