Please join me on Twitter on February 12, 19, and 26 at 4pm EST to chat about Dessa Rose by Sherley Anne Williams. Use #Afropalooza as the hashtag!
On February 1, my favorite month in the whole, entire year starts. That’s right! It’s almost Black History Month! Or, as I have renamed it, it’s almost time for “Afropalooza”! I had the “palooza” part, but I just couldn’t figure out the rest. One of my brilliant Twitter followers helped me by going through a few suggestions, […]
Because the finger point gesture establishes superiority, the gesture is even worse if a White person does it to a Black person, due to the racial history of this country.
Real feminists don’t tether our politics to a cultural institution that has degraded Black women out loud, in public, and gleefully for over fifteen years now and counting.
Today you can download “Stolen Moments,” the first single off Guthrie Ramsey’s CD The Colored Waiting Room–for FREE!
Now I know scores of poets, and talk about poetry often, and it is often not nearly the bread it was before.
I attended a Historically Black College, and King Day was a super big deal. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, so that meant that the Alphas on the campus of Talladega College, my alma mater, used to go crazy on the holiday, which was both a day of pride and sadness, considering […]