Disrupt Aging: At age 50, I’m About to Steam—Stand Back

My mother never got to dream big as a Black woman in her era. But at almost age 50, I'm doing enough dreaming for the both of us as I disrupt aging.

– Aug 6, 2018

Reward Volunteers: the Joy I’ve Found Helping Teens Write

I joined the Grady Writing Center to keep an eye on my girls. But then the teens I was helping truly opened my heart to what it truly means to volunteer.

– Mar 26, 2018

Guns in the Classroom: On Protests, Arming Teachers, and What Schools Really Need

We all know the consequences of arming teachers—particularly how it would affect black students and the racist structures that harm them at every turn.

– Feb 27, 2018

My Birth Mother, My Hero

We give a lot of praise to the parents who adopt children—and rightfully so. But we should also throw flowers at the feet of the birth mothers, too.

– Feb 21, 2018

Black Panther & the Dora Milaje: How Fiction Helped A Nigerian American Embrace Her Reality

Caught between two worlds—Nigeria and America—made navigating childhood hard for this writer. But Black Panther's Dora Milaje made the blend feel right.

– Feb 20, 2018

Disrupt Aging: Here’s To Owning—and Valuing—Growing Older.

Instead of speaking about your age as a negative, own it!

– Feb 2, 2018

Black Folks Go Ape Sh!t Over Racist H&M Monkey Ad

Really, H&M? A Black child in a monkey hoodie? For real?

– Jan 9, 2018

Reclaim Your Time: Quick Tips for Managing Time and Stress in the New Year

Managing time and stress in the New Year becomes a little easier with these quick, simple tips for reclaiming your time.

– Jan 2, 2018

Neonatal Negligence & The Evil That Naval Nurses Do

The racist Naval nurses who abused Black newborns just hours after they were born deserve a punishment they can taste.

– Sep 21, 2017

NFL Boycott: Why We Won’t be Yelling “Touchdown” on Sundays

This Black mom's 11-year-old son is embracing the NFL boycott, taking a stand for Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee for him.

– Aug 16, 2017
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