The Beginning is a little bit Messy

Photo via @bluethegreat on Instagram. Art is “Flip-Flag” by Brian Blue. 2016 For the past three Thursdays I have had something ready to post but for the past three Thursdays I have not felt that my articles fit the tone of this country and all of the thoughts that have been swirling around in myContinue reading “The Beginning is a little bit Messy”

Off the Deep End

To put it plainly I have about 20 different posts and an abundance of ideas for posts that I could have put up today but when I tell you I’m tired, that’s an understatement. By now you already know a bit about me and my experiences as a Black woman but I just want toContinue reading “Off the Deep End”

I’ve Always Known

Photo by imgED I’ve known I was Black since the beginning…but it was nothing I ever shied away from. I considered myself lucky and set apart in my average, suburban, Chicago town and in my small, small school but I only felt that way because my parents told me I was. All of my friendsContinue reading “I’ve Always Known”