job is a story about reparations. Black people ain’t getting shit.

there are mornings where i am thrusted out of my sleep with urgency and i know that it is my ancestors. someone has shaken me awake because something is happening and it is of extreme importance that I be taken from my slumber to bear witness. when my brain and body make the connection, i … More job is a story about reparations. Black people ain’t getting shit.

Time

Youth. Young. Vibrant. Promise. Longevity. All the time in the world. I thought we had more time. A few days ago a friend shared with me that she felt like she was in a one-sided friendship. She is right. I suck at the follow-up, check-in, initiating factor of friendships.  Every year I purchase holiday cards … More Time

Note to Self

“You know what they say, “Everything ain’t for everybody”. But I tried anyway.” – Jill Scott There is something daunting when one thinks of standing at the edge of a new year. Will I find love? Will I keep my job? Will I lose this weight? Or will I make all the same mistakes that … More Note to Self