When I heard that Ava Duvernay was in the process of telling the true story of the Central Park 5, I was excited. I felt like this would give us a much needed view into a story that is not well known by this generation. I thought it would be a step froward for the … Continue reading 3 reasons I’m not watching “When They See Us”
Some of the most enjoyable moments for me over the past 2 years have been spending time with my nephew and niece. They are the cutest and funniest kids. Even when they’re mischievous, they’re still hilarious. Seeing and interacting with them made me look at the world differently. I now wonder how they will fare … Continue reading Who is standing for our Black kids?
I’ve often wondered who coined the phrase “angry black man/woman”. I’ve also wondered if they took the time or initiative to question what causes the rage and anger they feel we house. I recently watched the film adaptation of the stage play by August Wilson, Fences. Viola Davis was nothing short of superb and Denzel … Continue reading “Angry” and “Black” are not synonymous…
In most recent years, the term “People of Color” has risen to extreme popularity. From news media outlets to YouTube videos to social media users, it has become a term used most often to describe the mistreatment of and injustices toward non-white citizens of the world. I am very much a proponent of speaking up … Continue reading Black vs. People of Color
I've always been a major fan of renovation shows. I can easily watch a full day of reno and fixer upper HGTV programming. I love the story that an older house tells. I love the character it possesses. I love seeing it come to life again. Thinking about this made me consider the stories and … Continue reading Someone is waiting for your story!