Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

If there’s something that colleges and universities love, it’s diversity. Not only because of the student body, and the rise of the population, but let’s be honest. When people see diversity, the university sees dollar signs. However, I truly believe that administrators don’t understand what African American students go through. I would know, I’m one … More Being Black in a PWI….Challenge Accepted

“Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.

I did it again! But this time with a new self published poetry collection. For about 3 years now I debated back and forth if I should release a new poetry book and if I should take the route of publishing it on my own. It took some time getting the format down and sending … More “Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.

Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

Working in the field of social justice has been an interest of mine for the last three years. My experience working with youth, immigrants in New York, women of color and in the field of education have taught me so much about community engagement. I love that I am able to understand how different social … More Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

I don’t Feel Like Being Strong Today (When the strong one needs a break)

  I have always been known to be the backbone of those around me ; Shoot even strangers. Everyone I have ever encountered has always been drawn to me for the person that I am at heart. They want to pour their hearts out to me, tell me how their day is going but most … More I don’t Feel Like Being Strong Today (When the strong one needs a break)

‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30

An easy listen and worth repeating were my initial thoughts of ‘Extreme Sacrifices.’ There was the sense of pride feeling one might get knowing that a close friend of yours is good at what he does and is excelling in his career. Some tracks evoked other emotions and maybe that’s because there are unresolved issues … More ‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30