The January 17 episode of Something True delves into Camille’s and my personal hair journeys. We talk about our relationship with our hair, and share a few experiences of awkwardness when some people comment on it or touch it without our consent. This episode is about my cousin and me as individuals as much as…
In the January 3 episode of Something True, I share a candid conversation with my friend Catrina Ballard. We connected years ago as two of a handful of Black students who attended our university. Our conversation centers around our shared experiences as Black women who have lived much of our lives in spaces that were…
The December 20 episode is such a treat! I got to sit down with my good friend Clent Holmes to talk about something that holds a special place in both our hearts: the Black church. Twitter: Clent Holmes, II (@clent2) IG: Clent Holmes (@clent2) • Instagram photos and videos The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van…
December 3rd is the day! Sly Girl Publishing will be celebrating the launch of Peace by Piece: Unlearning Racial Bias at Books and Barrels in Downtown Longview!
And just like Beloved re-entered Sethe’s life when Paul D. brought Sethe’s past with him to Sethe’s doorstep, every time Black Americans see an act of race-based violence in the news, our own ancestral ghosts appear.
But the minute we learn of what we have gotten wrong, we can begin to course-correct and increase our chances of getting it right at the next available opportunity.
The fear and apprehension around the topic of racism is so palpable that it’s no wonder we often shrink back from discussing it, let alone working actively toward eradicating it.
America – our country, our home – needs a Reconstruction of both policy and ideology.
Did racist, partisan politicians who saw in Fisher an ideal candidate to be the face of their campaign wage a war of rhetoric?
Could the purpose of telling so selective a version of Greenwood’s story be to erase its real history?