Black Girl Speaks

Inaugural Sandy Speaks Day

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Black August

Imagine if Black America set aside a period of time to reflect on and learn of its history, honor and mourn those we've lost violently and unjustly, like Mike Brown, and work to end mass incarceration and liberate those unjustly imprisoned.  If observed with reverence rather than celebration, that could…

Redemption, a Love Story

Pitcher 12: Redemption “With every tear, came redemption and my torturers became my remedy. So we're gonna heal. We're gonna start again.” Redemption. I’m familiar with it’s song. For the past five years, redemption has been a word that I only associated with church and the ever-present visual of Jesus…