Of Joy and Visibility

Photo Credit: HBO. The Wire was produced and filmed in Baltimore. This is a real street in that city somewhere. What a weekend. I am so full of joy! Yet there are things that pull at my today, so I’m writing with a bit of reflection. Let’s start with context: My uncle and his wonderful…

The world I want for my sons in 2013

  My house been purged of dirt and trash. My laundry room is humming with the last loads of 2012. I haven’t done my “big” shower yet (super exfoliating, super long, super awesome), but that will happen after this post is over. I’ve had my chittlin’s and my pig-feet (you can take the girl out…

The power of Thought, then Word, then Deed.

My posts last week were about language, and I sense that there is a theme growing. I just got finished watching Soledad O’Brian’s Black in America and I am so full of ideas that I am fit to bursting. But I’m going to write about that on Wednesday…letting those ideas marry and turn into something larger….