Native Children

I speak for the colored women of the South, because it is there that the millions of Blacks in this country have watered the soil with blood and tears, and it is there too that the colored woman of America has made her characteristic history and there her destiny is evolving.- Anna Julia Cooper The […]

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We’re All Just Energy

I have a thing for a man named Martin. 

I met him almost two years ago on my birthday weekend in a little store in Silverlake, Los Angeles. His storefront was recommended to me by a friend who I was desperately trying to emulate in a time of great uncertainty in my life. At this point, I was turning 24.

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America, You Bad Bitch…

It’s patriot szn! Wednesday is National Cookout Day or as some American’s like to call it, the 4th of July or Independence Day. All across this land, folks will be gazing at fireworks, spending time with family and friends, and saluting the flag, marveling at the awe and promise of the small colony that dared. […]

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There is nothing like a shitty workday on a cold New York evening to make you feel how alone you are. Welcome to my Tuesday. I’ve been frozen in time and thought about this blog and what I wanted it to be. I haven’t been writing. At all. For anything. At first, I blamed travel. […]

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