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February 2019

“Do you wonder where Britney Spears or N’Sync got their moves?” Absolutely not. But if you’re one of the few corny ass white folks who did, you were in luck in the very early 2000s as Darrin Dewitt Henson of Soul fame offered to show you how to dance. Now any Black person who was [...]

My husband is a sports fanatic. I mean that in the purest sense of the word. But when it comes to basketball, there’s a stronger word that communicates a complete obsession that hasn’t been placed into our lexicon yet to describe his fandom. Because of that maddening obsession with the game, anytime the TV is [...]

As Black History Month comes to a close, I’m reminded that some of y’all are fake as fuck. Every February, as Black folk take the opportunity to be EXTRA in every way, my joyful extraness is often disrupted by the erasure – sometimes blatant or deliberate, often not – of Black disabled folk from Black [...]

Last week, a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, Christopher Paul Hasson, was arrested. Hasson is a self-professed white nationalist who intended to carry out a terror attack complete with a stockpile of weapons and a kill-list. Named on this murderous spreadsheet were well-known journalists and politicians including Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, political [...]

My son began school when he was just 3 years old at a renowned public charter school. Despite the academically irreproachable curriculum, the mistake I made of forcing him into their institution so early became clear soon. Young children were required to adhere to a suffocating schedule, so rigidly structured that its goal of producing [...]

Years ago, I was working as an HR Manager for a company with deep pockets. One of my first assignments was organizing a training event for about a hundred employees. We contracted the two-day job out to a consulting firm for more money than most of the employees attending the training would make in a [...]