I am a wellness advocate, socio-cultural historian, and educator.

I help black communities and especially black women by giving them the information they need to make more informed decisions about their personal wellness so that they can thrive and better serve their families and communities.

We Make Unrealistic Demands on Creatives

Originally posted on the Kinesis blog on April 26, 2016. Feeling the compulsion to reprise and complete a piece I started last week in response to the comments on girls’ school outfit choices, made by Erykah Badu. It has become even more clear to me in the... read more

Women’s March in DC… Not for Me

Originally posted on the Kinesis blog on January 21, 2017. Let me begin by stating very clearly that ‚ÄčI love my individual sisters who’ve chosen to march in DC today and admire their convictions. I am here for what them and what they feel and what they support... read more

Sex vs. Gender: Empathy Goes a Long Way

Originally posted on the Kinesis blog on March 7, 2017. You and only you are solely responsible for your ability to empathize with other human beings, especially when some of those human beings are part of your own nation or ethnic group. Granted, there are instances... read more