This Stops Now!

Hi folks! Long time, no write, huh? It's been a WHIRLWIND of a semester and for the sake of NOT having another long post. Here are my life updates in a nutshell: 1) I graduated on May 13th with a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and a Certificate in Maternal/Child Health, 2) I moved … Continue reading This Stops Now!

“Don’t Save ‘Em”:The Problem with the Black Superwoman Syndrome (feat. Jermaine Cole)

I went to a session, and someone noted that people were saying that maybe Kanye wouldn't be Kanye if he had the support of a black woman. But, when did that become the black woman's job? When did it become my 9 to 5 to drown for the very beings that wouldn't swim for me? … Continue reading “Don’t Save ‘Em”:The Problem with the Black Superwoman Syndrome (feat. Jermaine Cole)

Remember My Name

This is written in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJt8oSUvc3g Directions: Click PLAY and play this song as you read. “Her fears were correct as her next door neighbor, Deidra Thompson, 33, had been murdered. Relatives of Thompson's boyfriend, Frank Walters, called authorities after they said Walters showed up in Screven County and confessed to … Continue reading Remember My Name