Heavy Names

I need a job. I need a call back. I need an opportunity for an interview. And my name, as strong as it is soft, is heavy under this weight…

Rage & Peace

Now, I can say it with all the rage it so rightfully deserves, I can whisper it with all the peace I am claiming as my own: I am an angry Black woman.

The First Time

This “legacy of silence”, according to Tatum is part of the reason why we have such a difficulty talking about race.

Vindicate Me, O Lord

My faith is integrated with fear. My love is comingled with hate. My peace is at war with anger. Are your ears silent to my anguish when I call?