Growing up I remember hearing exciting stories about my parent’s upbringing. They told me all about how the nineties were for them. I always enjoyed hearing the stories and seeing the old photos. They loved to talk about it and I loved to listen. Most of the time they could give exact locations on where … More The Void of a Black American
(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America– including white Americans — to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests … More Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam
Where do I start? Actually, I know where: THIS IS MY BODY! DON’T LIKE IT? OH WELL! Since when was it okay for men to delegate jurisdiction over a womb that doesn’t belong to them? With the exception of some Transgender men, cisgender men do not have to endure the mental, physical, and emotional trauma … More Don’t Like It? Oh Well!
Standing out in the fields under a scorching sun Arrested under the fear of whips and rabid dogs Forced to pick cotton or reproduce, whether we wanted to or not Sounds like history… my history. Perched on our hands and knees until they bled dark red Scrubbing floors, washing dishes, cleaning windows Using gritty … More History… My History