Let me see if I've got this straight: Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, with SIX gymnastic moves named after her, has to withdraw from the Olympics because the judges refuse to award her the points that she earned, to soothe the fragile egos of her competitors (and really the Caucasian Contagion). She… Continue reading Too Good To Be Judged Fairly???
I'm feeling some type of way this year. Don't get me wrong...I am happy as a clam that Juneteenth is now a national holiday, even though I would have named it Emancipation Day, to be more accurate. I guess *some* people would rather not have an annual reminder that America once subjugated an entire race… Continue reading Happy Juneteenth?
I used to wonder about the commonality of my favorite Poets also being Activists: Audre Lorde, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni. I knew that it was no coincidence, yet I could not grasp the reason for the commonality. Now, I know. Yesterday's Senate decision to acquit the Orange Swine of inciting insurrection has shot down people's… Continue reading Now, I Know.
I am a happy Black woman today! I survived the Trump Administration, and I lived to see a Woman of Color become Vice-President of the United States of America. And let me just say it here, since no one else is....today was a dress rehearsal, and the next four years will be a training ground.… Continue reading The Dawning of a NEW Day!