My Perfectly Flawed African American Mother

My mother died the day before my birthday in 2014.  Not a great way to look forward to a birthday celebration, right??  My birthday is exactly one month from now and her death will be three years on the 24th of July.  I am a poet, spoken word artist, and definitely a writer on many…

Racial Capitalism 

Great article from #NancyLeong on racial capitalism  #RacialCapitalism: “Racial capitalism explains why white people are so keen to tell you about their black friends. It explains why white people are so anxious to tell you about the diverse neighborhood they live in. And, more generally, it explains why people have a powerful incentive to display…