No Crooked Letter Blues

I wasn’t born in Mississippi, but Mississippi raised me. Since 4 or 5, I have been educated in classrooms and educated by life here. Our leadership is not the most pristine or forgiving.  And I resent some of the ways citizens and politicians neglect the very heartbeat of this state. This is still a state …

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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 …

Hello, 2019

2018 was a lot of fun. I laughed, traveled, celebrated, and embraced major changes in my life. I accomplished some goals, stepped out on faith, helped others the best I could, and tried my best to be the daughter, sister, friend, co-worker, and partner in the lives of those around me. I still fell short. …