United We Stand, Divided We Fall

No greater truth has been told regarding the success of man than to understand that in unity we find our strength and in division, we find our defeat. Henry Ford is quoted as saying “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” Currently, our country is experiencing a time ofContinue reading “United We Stand, Divided We Fall”

Why?

Why do people grab their purses when they see me walking by? Little do they know I’ve never stolen anything in my whole life. Why is my natural hair considered so unprofessional? Yet, other ethnicities can work with colored hair and tatted skulls. Why am I deemed unworthy of a seat at the table? Yet,Continue reading “Why?”

Pack Light

During this pandemic, I have become emotionally exhausted. The unending stories of injustice, police brutality, ineffective government, and the lack of empathy, have been overwhelming. I never watch the news because we are fed bad news over and over again. It is very depressing. As a woman of color and a mother of 2 AfricanContinue reading “Pack Light”