All posts by The Armchair Commentary

Living in the fierce urgency of now

I do not expect every black person to be as outspoken about racism and justice as I am. It would […]

Black folks can’t live in peace, and we certainly can’t die in peace

Black people can’t escape indignity, even in death. It is a privilege for one’s memory to Rest In Peace.

Taking a stand on a slave auction block

My ancestors’ heels were bruised by white supremacy, but my feet will crush its head.

Dictating the conditions of freedom

Call it patriotism, respect for the troops, law and order, or anything else, but when white people attempt to curtail black people’s right to protest, it will always be racism.

The White Man’s Religion: How white Christians can pursue racial reconciliation

I would like for my white Christian friends to consider something: Slavery and segregation are stumbling blocks to African Americans […]

What a cabinet taught me about self-care

What the chaos of renovating my home taught me about caring for myself.

Stop it: Five annoying social media behaviors that need to go

We’ve all been guilty of one or more of these annoying behaviors on social media. Of the social sins we […]

Potty Training: One Family’s Saga

Potty training: One Family’s Saga Here is The Armchair Family’s potty training story. Through laughter and tears we were able […]

Eight tips for surviving the Holidays with your racially insensitive family

Before I begin, I have to say a couple of things by way of disclaimer/explanation:  First of all, as many […]