Adam and Eve

I knew women were strong when I read God had split an atom with Eve I heard the story differently I was taught of an adamant Eve Who not only had a degree Or three But who taught me to speak So forgive me if every word I utter is praise towards the black women. … Continue reading Adam and Eve

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Save Yourselves First

"It doesn't matter any longer And I'm speaking for myself For Jimmy Baldwin And I think I'm speaking for a great many other negroes too It doesn't matter any longer what you do to me. You can put me in jail. You can kill me. By the time I was 17, you'd done everything that you … Continue reading Save Yourselves First

How To Raise A Black Boy

Does the juxtaposition of the words "Black” “Lives” &”Matter" make you upset? Black bodies hanging from poplar trees, would you have wept? When a black child is murdered by police, Do you ask "why" or "why didn't he get on his knees" When armed shooters with lack of color Are still allowed to see their … Continue reading How To Raise A Black Boy

Black in America

America my dear.. Keep our souls near. Too many shirts saying Rest In Peace You see me as a lesser me. How can that be? It seems like genocide. At least from my eyes. I don't blame white people For not seeing us as equals. We've been desensitized Black people dying is so common that … Continue reading Black in America