The Chickens Keep Coming Home to Roost

Mass destruction in our schools, at the hands of young people no less, is America’s collective and inevitable inheritance.

If I Could Dream Me A World…

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…”

Embracing Your Goddess Consciousness

“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”

Black Panther Legacy is Not For Sale

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”