When I was given the opportunity to write this book, whatever God is up there said, You got your dream. I said, Actually I was hoping for a lighter topic. “The best way to improve your writing is to cut.” A less-than-stellar professor I had in grad school used to say that. I disagreed with […]
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When I first heard about what happened to George Floyd, I didn’t want to watch the video. I already knew how it would end. Another Black man killed at the hands of police. I just recently saw a short clip of it. He died calling out to his mother, with a knee on the back […]
With the current state of the world, people finally having to take a moment to sit down and pay attention to the community and environment around them, the hundreds of years of racism, systemic racism, and violence specifically towards black people is being taken notice. The state of America has risen to the surface for […]