Justice in Policing Toolkit | Building Momentum from the Ground Up

Courtesy of The Center for Popular Democracy  15 Steps to Dismantling and changing #PoliceDepartments in your area that have been discriminatory and unjust. Each point can be molded to shape your municipality’s particular needs, and most are doable through a focused and sustained bit of pressure on local elected officials.  Here are 15 things your…

Six Word Stories by #academichustler 

I asked folks to give me six (6) words and I would turn it into a story for them. I apologize now for a typo or two.  Enjoy! #academichustler For more you can visit my Instagram page, @academichustler.

A girl’s story

Originally posted on Breaking Moulds:
“There is no greater agony then bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou Once upon a time, there was a girl who was given a heart to call her own. It was the prettiest thing she had ever seen: large and bright and made of something like glass. She…

Black Woman, Where does it Hurt?  EVERYWHERE

Tonight is New Year’s Eve and I just finished watching the movie, Fences starring Viola Davis and Denzel Washington with one of my girlfriends and it left me speechless.  I went through so many emotions…hate, love, joy, and many more.  It was a great and powerful movie and I really enjoyed it.  The resilience that…