#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...
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...

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...

Black History Month: Trina Appreciation Edition

I spent the weekend in my now sparsely furnished living room drinking whiskey and chuckling. It was a really remarkable way to kick off Black history month because it was an ode to what’s really important about this month. When I studied for the Black History Brain...