How Kool-Aid and a Cookie Tin Expanded My Thinking

July 5, 2016

I grew up in an all-Black neighborhood and up until the fifth grade, went to an all-Black school. I feel blessed that, for the most part, school always came easily to me. Whether or not I always fully applied myself is another story for another day. As such, my teachers were constantly looking for ways… Read More ›

Are We Simply Race Baiting and Playing the Race Card?

March 12, 2015

So once again the Internet trolls have come out swinging. They used to bother me, now I have to admit I just find them sadly amusing. They are frothing at the mouth, screaming and shouting about how the stories of the now evidence-based systemic discrimination in Ferguson and the “There will never be a nigger”… Read More ›

Am I Your Only Black Friend?

September 6, 2014

  I found this Huffington Post article “Study Shows Most White Americans Don’t Have Close Black Friends” and corresponding video to be a thought-provoking discourse about the myriad of factors that play into the mix of our friends and the potential impacts of that mix. Similar to Hillary Crosley’s experience, ethnicity isn’t ALL my non-Black friends and… Read More ›