Mass destruction in our schools, at the hands of young people no less, is America’s collective and inevitable inheritance.
Ego Trippin’ II (Too)… Lovingly Inspired by Nikki Giovanni’s “I dream me a world” & “Ego Tripping” If I could start over again, I would dream me a world of pleasures simple and love sublime – With the Atlantic Ocean as my Jacuzzi and sacred steam bath; instead of the burial ground ofContinue reading “If I Could Dream Me A World…”
“I found God in myself, and I loved her…I loved her fiercely” – Ntozake Shange’ As an educator, a common adage is that everything we ever needed to know we learned in Kindergarten. Undoubtedly, many of us have heard this phrase and perhaps even smiled in agreement – but I submit to you that indeed,Continue reading “Embracing Your Goddess Consciousness”
The Revolution will not be televised. The powerful words of Gil Scott-Heron are not just slogan worthy, but they personified Black Consciousness. In 2018, they still represent a timely reminder and warning that as a people We. Are. Not. For. Safe. My best friend throughout my beloved HBCU days is the son of one ofContinue reading “Black Panther Legacy is Not For Sale”
The agenda and demographics of the #WomensMarch2018 reflects the same electoral base of voters who overwhelmingly elected Donald Trump – White women. Therein lies the inexcusable and essential failure of this exclusionary movement.