Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last, But They Should

Watching "This Is Us" has spawned new dawn of life lessons about love and relationships. I wrote an article about my fears of marriage and motherhood, but now I want to dwell on how people think being nice is a compatibility factor. Beth consistently rebuffed Randall but he never took her reservations seriously. His niceness …

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Toni Morrison: Queen of the Black Gaze

Chloe Ardelia Winford changed my life. She was gigantic and beautiful. You may know her as Toni Morrison.  As of August 5, physical presence is gone, but her spirit and legacy live on forever. I was assigned Beloved in high school and her work introduced me the essence of being a woman. Now that I am …

Who Can We Run To?

The major topic for the last few days has really created a purge of all of my social media accounts. People I respected, have known for years as acquaintances, and even close friends have gotten the boot. The war against black women has reared its ugly head and the results have been unsettling, to say …