White Power. When I was sixteen, I was raped by a Latino man. When I went to a friend’s house to talk to her about it, her white brother said “white power,” while raising his fist. When I looked at him with shock, and said “excuse me?” he […]
I realized that this year I didn’t and have not tried to celebrate the last four years of writing this blog, and the reason for that is because I don’t know precisely when I started the blog. I know that I started it sometime in January of 2018 […]
It’s #BlackHistoryMonth…But What Does That Mean? How Do We “Celebrate” Four Hundred Years Of Oppression?
Every year from February 1st, to the 28th, people celebrate the history of Black people, one of the most marginalized groups of people on the planet. Millions of unarmed Black people have been murdered in the last four hundred years, there are so many that I don’t have […]
So, I recently joined this group of amazing women, and one of them challenged us to celebrate Black History month by offering up a blogging challenge. Today is day one, and the challenge is to find ten Black inventors and learn about their inventions. Being that I am […]