Raising a Black Son in 2022

Raising a black son has been one of the greatest joys of my life, but it’s also been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. The way that I grew up 36 years ago is completely different from today and will continue to be different as time continues to evolve. And I have to recognize that my son, no … Read More

No Justice for Breonna Taylor

A jury recently decided to acquit the officer who fired 10 rounds into Breonna Taylor’s apartment, ending her life in yet another case of a black or brown person in a fatal encounter with law enforcement. There are a lot of words that come to mind when I think about the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor: outrage, disgust, pain. … Read More

Women’s History Month: A Brief History and Why It Matters

Every March, we celebrate Women’s History Month in honor of the accomplishments and contributions of women throughout history. This year, we’re taking a look at some of the most important moments in women’s history and why it matters that we recognize and commemorate them. Women’s History Month began as Women’s History Week in 1978 as part of a school curriculum … Read More

The Reason for Black History Month

The Reason for Black History Month: A Look at the History and Significance of Black History Month Great morning, good people. It’s February. And that means Black History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments and history of black Americans. It’s a time to consider our achievements in the face of adversity and discrimination, but also acknowledge that there’s still work left to do, a bunch of work if I’m paying attention to current events. Even though a single month is grossly inadequate to the task, why do we have a Black History Month? What is its significance? And what impact has it had on American society? In this post, we’ll take a look at the history and significance of Black History Month and at a couple things youcan do with your family to acknowledge and celebrate our history in this hemisphere. Black History month began as Negro History Week, and was started by … Read More

I present to you: Intentional Drip

Intentional Drip Announcement Long Post Alert but worth the read! Most of you who are connected to me also know that I’m passionate about my community and I’m passionate about my people. This year I’d like to do something a little different for Black History Month. But it’s important that I first share my three core values and how employing … Read More