Archive for the ‘Black Women’ Category



Recently, California Superior Court issued a ruling that gutted teacher tenure laws in the state. I was surprised /disturbed at […]

I had the honor of being featured on the Neighborhoods and Nations blog this week. The post is an interview […]

At the close of January I was honored to write an Op-Ed piece for the Detroit News. During my time […]

I was honored to be invited to share a reflection on the passing of Amiri Baraka. His work and the […]

The Meaning of Mandela

December 15, 2013 · 0 Comments

The passing of Nelson Mandela has stirred emotion around the globe. Recently, Ebony.com invited me to share my thoughts on […]

Molly Madness (Remix)

February 21, 2013 · 0 Comments

What you’re about to read is an extended version of “Molly Madness” which I wrote for Ebony.com. They edited and produced […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … Kwanzaa! No, I’m serious! I’ve come to cherish Kwanzaa as an occasion to […]

I have to admit, until recently I didn’t really know who Chief Keef was. I recognized his name from the […]

The Renewed Gender Wars

August 22, 2012 · 0 Comments

As a child, I used to look forward to the fabled moments in recess and gym class when we would […]

On Thursday July 26, 2012 President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order creating the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for […]