Post featured on Scary Mommy! Welcome to 2020. This year was full of so much promise as most new years are. A beginning of a new decade. The time for new promises to ourselves and our loved ones. We were all going to do better, be better this year. And as with most of… Continue reading Finding Peace in the Pandemic
“I call myself Black because that is who I am. Blackness is a label that I do not have a choice in rejecting as long as systemic barriers exist in this country.”- Morgan Jerkins, This Will Be My Undoing. I am a Black woman. I have always been a Black female and that in… Continue reading How Black Are You?
Recently, my son Noah has taken an interest in history, especially in historical figures. He’s become fascinated especially with US presidents, which all in all makes sense since he is learning about money and various denominations. In light of this, and in addition to my own history obsession, I have begun to collect biographies for… Continue reading The Black Child’s Parent’s Burden
Up until now, I've been rather quiet about the recent incidents in our country involving race. As a Black mother, I am aware that it is my duty, responsibility to teach and prepare my children to try and understand and prepare for the current attitudes in this country about race and prejudice. I just didn't… Continue reading I Reckon It’s Time…