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Hurakán Is a Force

The word Hurricane comes from the Taino Hurakán. In Taino...


What About My Vote?

The United States has a long established history of voter...


Of Soldiers and Soul Men: Beyond Vietnam

    photo of Lueco Allen Jr. Most of my interest...


Why We Are Dead and Gone and Beyoncé is Twinning

Ummmmm…. Who else slays in the middle of the night, but...


I can’t steal from you what you foist on me

photo credit IG @SimplyCyn I can’t steal from you what you...


White People Have No Place in Hoodoo

Like puppets with the cognition to know they are being...


Negro Hair: Mothering Through Hair Care

While the Black experience in the U.S. is not a monolithic...


Intersectional Book Review: Date Like a Woman by Kai Nicole

By this point, anyone who hasn’t been sleeping under a...


Summer of Self: Joy, Everything is Political

Joy is political. The ability to have joy is political....


Intersectional Book Review: The Coldest Winter Ever by Sista Souljah

Where were you the very first time you read a contemporary...


Peggy

The following poem was inspired by the story of Margaret...


Intersectional Movie Review: The Girl with All the Gifts

**= mild spoilers ahead The world that we live in is...


Negro Hair: Cultural Kleptomania, What's Good?

My soul is weary, and I need to be delivered from the...


Spring Cleaning

Clearing out the old to add in older. I can hear the voices...


Negro Hair: #Type4Takeover; Or, We Not Finna Do This With Y'all

Listen. I knew it was coming before I even wrote the first...


Teens Using Cannabis Shouldn't Be Scary

Photo Credit: New Health Advisor *some names have been...


Hyperemesis, Cannabis, and Child Protective Services: My Story

I am a non-descript, forty-something, suburban mom. I wear...