We Are Human

“In this culture, the phrase ‘black woman’ is not synonymous with ‘tender,’ or ‘gentle.’ It’s as if those words couldn’t possibly speak to the reality of black females.”—Bell Hooks It’s Women’s History Month and since I’m degreed in political science and history while also once teaching history, we might as well get into it.  Also,…

What Blackness Means To Me

What is Blackness you ask? Blackness is not the color of our skin For that is only the God-given crown that makes us shine Blackness is the beauty of a reemerging flower Blooming in the spring time Blackness is beauty like Nefertiti, Cicely Tyson, Angela Basset, and Lena Horne Blackness is dignified Blackness is regal…