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!
By no coincidence, the January 6 Riot--and the present blowback--reminds me of Dr. King's words about America's inherent hypocrisy. The Capitol Riot came as no surprise to me, because this is what White racists in this country do when they lose to those of us who are neither White nor racist. They pitch a fit… Continue reading MLK Day 2021
Assistant Chief Yogananda Pittman is named as Acting Chief of Capitol Police after Chief What's-His-Name resigns after the Capitol Riot. This is my space, so I'm going to go ahead and say it: more people need to be fired, removed, and replaced for their open show of incompetence four days ago. Immediately. A lot of… Continue reading More of This!