Tag Archives: Black History Month

A Month of Black Love: Weekend Edition

Deferral. What happens to a dream repressed? When the weight of it all comes crashing down leaving you distressed? What happens when you can’t sleep and all you think of is your failure? You think of all the ways you … Continue reading

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A Month of Black Love #3

“I’m poor, I’m Black, I might even be ugly; but dear god I’m here! I’m here! -Celie -D

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Leap Day, Leap Year, Leaping, and Poetry.

Perhaps Leap Day is not all it’s meant to be. Black History Month sure has left me weak (but that is another post for another day). I started today needing some inspiration, I started today wanting to be free. However, … Continue reading

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Poem for My Kindred.

Blessed Be Our Ties That Bind. I’m sick of being thankful for the things that should never have taken the systematic rape and killing of generations of my kin. *      *     * What kind of society structures … Continue reading

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My Weekly Frustration: That Time I Was Able to Express a Little Rage in a Classroom Setting.

Cheers to Black History Month, and to ALL of the struggle involved in its creation and continued preservation! With that in mind, I find this reflective post to be quite relevant to the current Black (and more general marginalized people … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Ugly: Situations That Seem to Render One Powerless [Update on 2nd Story]

On the path to progress, there are indeed bumps in the road. There are current events and interpersonal relations that seemingly knock the momentum out of one’s propellers so-to-speak. I’ve decided to write about a couple of situations that are knocking … Continue reading

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