Browsing Tag

black women

  • things you can do today.

    Four things to do today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: + Explore the 1619 Project, an ongoing project designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first ship carrying…

    January 20, 2020 3 Comments
  • Woman of Color, a Giveaway.

    It’s a special kind of thrill to have a book written by a dear friend sitting on my nightstand. A book, as I’ve said, isn’t so different than a baby. There’s the waiting and…

    April 4, 2019 2 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    “I have a different story to tell at 75 than I did at 25. Fifty years makes a difference and so if there’s a poet listening to us right now, one of the things…

    February 11, 2019 7 Comments
  • habit shift: listen to black women.

    I’ve spent a lot of time worrying about how to go about writing this post. But the points that I need to make are really absurdly simple: + White women benefit from, and uphold,…

    October 31, 2018 79 Comments
  • make-believe: sleep in.

    While sitting half asleep trying to take but a single solitary sip of morning coffee this morning, I allowed my mind to wander. What would it be like to wake up to a quiet…

    August 15, 2018 8 Comments