You Owe Me: Serena Williams Humanizes Black Womanhood at US Open

[caption id="attachment_2520" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Serena Williams defends her integrity and legacy at US Open 2018.[/caption] I knew it was coming. #usatoday started the berating and dehumanizing of Serena Williams and I'm sure others will follow. But, we must SPEAK and tell our own stories. We must constantly remind the world that we…

Throwback Thursday: Guns & Children…Again

[caption id="attachment_2364" align="alignright" width="960"] Living carefree is a luxury no longer afforded to even children.[/caption] Guns and Children Throwback Thursday: December 15, 2012 Yesterday, I played with my one-year-old daughter after picking her up early from school, as I usually do. As we laughed, I thought about those parents in…

Children Are People Too

Earlier in the week, while teaching my daughter a history lesson and simultaneously mentally reviewing the day’s unfinished task list, my patience and tolerance began to grow thin.  In the midst of my explanations of the connections between the influence of the Roman Empire and why Christians celebrated Christmas in…