If you remember, last month I introduced a new feature for this blog, New Black Poetry. One reason is, 1) I’m a poet, 2) I just love poetry, and 3) I love Black folks, and […]
Here was a man who was clearly a brilliant intellectual, and a passionate revolutionary and on top of all that, he was super-fly and fabulous as all get out.
When I was writing my latest blog post about Essence magazine, I mentioned that every month the poetry was hidden in the very back of the magazine, and how insulting I thought this was. But […]
My solution to the current Black-on-Black dating situation facing Black women is to encourage Sisters to stop worrying about Black men, and start tending to their own self-esteem. I mean, we’ve tried everything else, like throwing our pride to the side–at this point what do we Sisters have to lose by celebrating ourselves FIRST?