February 24, 2020

I’m seated in front of my computer in my bedroom reading highlighted selections from Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider. She’s so insightful. She speaks my language. She articulates my fear of language and my fear of what I have to say.

I also thought of the late Mrs. Gloria...

January 28, 2020

Growing up, I witnessed adults in my family solve every problem one of two ways — with Jesus or Jack Daniels. For that reason, I hated family gatherings. Jesus and Jack were opposite extremes. Both teams dug in their heels.

Of course, being drunk on Jack was never a cut...

July 6, 2019

One of my interesting childhood memories was this routine occurrence in elementary school. I was popular for reasons I never understood. Every morning while eating breakfast in the school cafeteria, certain kids would yell out, "I'm sitting by Lex at lunch!" And everyd...

January 9, 2019

If you wanted to be branded a winner, this was the team you played for. I now know to be careful with brands. As a young professional, roughly seven years out of college, I was hungry to make a name for myself as a corporate mover/shaker. This particular company had be...

November 26, 2018


It's the summer. School's out. The kids are home alone, unsupervised.
 
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November 26, 2018


Can bad-patterns be broken? If so, how, and at whose expense? Does love have to hurt?
 
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November 26, 2018


Trek is the first person in her family to attend college. Everyone has advice on what she needs to do to be successful. Her mom promotes education as the key to living your dreams. Her crazy auntie encourages her to "marry well" to secure her future. But it's her gran...

November 26, 2018

He was 16 years old when he witnessed two friends shoot a man in broad daylight. However, he refused to "snitch", or tell the police. So the DA sentenced him to life in prison. In 29 Years For 13 Seconds: The Injustices of Justice, we do more than tell the story of Van...

September 14, 2018

Can't we all just get along??? Featured guest - Ghazi Muhammad

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