Grown Children

Grown Children

What is we gon do? An essential question that we all, internally or externally, ask ourselves when we run into a point at which some game changer has occurred, or, we simply need to make an important decision. Coping skills are defined as methods that a person uses to...
Books and Resources on Black Pedagogy

Books and Resources on Black Pedagogy

Yesterday, I put the call out to my social network – Facebook family, to be precise – on written resources that speak to theories and best practices in teaching Black youth. The results blew my mind, as my social network tends to. You can find the list...
Toxic Femininity

Toxic Femininity

As it should be obvious by now, I get most of my writing inspiration from Facebook posts… This time one of my good sista friends posed the question, “What is toxic femininity? Does it exist?” First and foremost let it be understood – and I’ll bounce back and forth...
Midday Reflection: Misplacing Love

Midday Reflection: Misplacing Love

Sometimes you just have the urge to love on somebody… At least I do. But when it comes to loving on folks, it comes more natural for me – and I also strive to maintain it that way – that my love for an individual is just that… a love for that individual. It’s wrapped...