It’s Electric!

There is something electric in the air right now. As the gyms get crowded and whole foods line is longer and the temperatures drop further and further– on my walks home I am reminded that there is already more light than there was at 5 pm in December. There is...

it’s moonlight again.

This week Common released an album aptly titled: Black America Again. It’s been playing down the halls of Harvard. And I am moved by how far and wide art takes us, lifts us. In a week where we are confronted with a close election between a woman and an out...
Are you sure you want a Title IX Coordinator?

Are you sure you want a Title IX Coordinator?

Universities around the country are on the hunt for Title IX Coordinators. The job descriptions are all similar, most taking from language written in the Department of Education’s April 2015 guidance on Title IX Coordinators. Once a ‘bonus’ title for...
rainbows are ridiculous

rainbows are ridiculous

Someone might think you’re a special kind of monster if you don’t like rainbows. I mean rainbows are some magical sign of healing, joy, color…DESPITE. Despite a torrential downpour, or a thunderstorm, a rainbow is a special kind of fuck you to dark...

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...