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 […]

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric This post started as a comment in a thread about marginalized groups’ fears […]

Back to Africa

Back to Africa I told you that I didn’t ask to be here And you told me to go back […]

How to stand against racism: A primer for white people

Virtually every day, people of color (POC) feel like we must defend our personhood, our right to participate in the […]

In Dixie: A free verse poem

In Dixie   Trayvon (Look away) Michael (Look away) Tamir (Look away)  Sandra (#SayHerName)    I found my voice living […]

What no one will tell you about bitterness…

Being bitter feels good.  Instead of doing the whole click-baity thing where I make you read the entire post word […]

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month Every year, I’ve tried to do […]

The Wiz Live: Unapologetic Blackness

The Wiz Live: Unapologetic Blackness Last Night’s production of The Wiz is extraordinary evidence for the existence of a Black […]