Whispered Stories

When I was in the 5th grade, I imagined myself strung up by the neck from the swing set, and I have not been the same since. I was never very happy as a child; youth had been unkind to me. I was overweight, cripplingly shy, and I made for an easy target. I had to […]

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BLACK TO THE FUTURE

  5 Lessons from History Every African American Needs to Know Today   In the spirit of black history month, the approaching anniversaries of the tragedies of of Amadou Diallo (1999) and Trayvon Martin (2012), the foul water in Flint, and the overall boiling social climate, this past week I felt it necessary to look […]

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