By Jesika Laster and Odelia Younge A few weeks ago, Siana Bangura—a black British poet and freelance journalist—was assaulted by a white man on a train in the UK on…
Many may think, the liberation of the black man means the oppression of others.
But how can we give the world love
When the world don’t love us?
And we need to check each other for those times when we live foul.
Because a black dead-beat dad
Was once a broken black child.
Whose wounds are still fresh no matter how well dressed
Blessed is the king who wears the crown.
I’m writing you in the hopes of speaking some truth to power. I write to bring us into each other’s worlds. Worlds that are so familiar, yet alien to each…
Over the last year, I have been in many settings that range from protests to politics. Some may ask why I would say intersectionality, well here is the thing, as…
Momma’s love child is what she called me. She said it with joy and pride, but her eyes could never lie to mine. Big, dark brown with an almond hint…
Recently there has been much ado about the viral video showing a brother allegedly delivered from same-sex attractions. The video was passed from facebook activist to facebook activist, with few…