GONE AGAPE

divine | self-sacrificing | unconditional | volitional | active

to go agape (uh-gop-ay) is to BE love. to go apape is also to be open, and to find healing in that transparency. sometimes that means repairing the most broken parts of us or unlearning all that we know, in an effort to know and do better.

#Lemonade: A new spelling of our names

#Lemonade: A new spelling of our names

Lemonade season is among us, and it is time we dissect every detail- known or imagined- of Beyonce's life, artistry, and politics. I won't be doing that today-- someone, somewhere, will do it far better. I just want to talk about the magnificence of Black sisterhood...

My latest on ESSENCE.com

Black Women and Single Motherhood: Why Ciara’s Lawsuit Against Future Matters Future’s attitude (and the public’s reinforcement of his ideas) speak to the reality that many Black single mothers are subject to having their sexuality and decision-making policed. They...

monique pressley: she’s just like us

monique pressley: she’s just like us

By now you've read several think pieces about Monique Pressley, the Black woman attorney, minister, and HBCU grad defending Bill Cosby and slaying members of the media left and right. She has her own firm and has already drawn comparison's to our lord and savior...

The Silence of our Friends

The good news is, Carlesha Freeland Gaither survived. The bad news is– we too often must. The thing about survival is- you just do it, with no thought to the fact that it’s being done. And those outside of you who get to live in the ways you must survive, know nothing...