Recently, I found myself at an event that I did not want to attend. I attempted to be cordial at the event, but in the middle of the event, I thought, “Hannah, why are you here? Why are you doing this to yourself?” And for the first time […]
NINE, FOUR, EIGHT, ONE, B DAY!
Typically, as a writer, I take time to work through my thoughts, research statistics, develop a compelling opening and storyline and know that I am working towards a conclusion that will challenge the reader and invoke dialogue across sectors to move a conversation that is generally centered around […]
In the Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luter King Jr. wrote, “First, I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is […]
Removal of Confederate Statues Sparks Debate Rep. Thomas Massie: “It’s a slippery slope.” Sadiqa Reynolds: “Slide down!” Rep Thomas Massie: “Where does it end though?” Sadiqa Reynolds: “It ends with justice!”
In recent weeks with the tragic and unfortunate murder of Heather Heyers, it seems the world has turned its eye to the United States of America, wagging its finger in shame. The blatant acts of racism that ascended upon Charlottesville, Virginia have been rebuked by actors, comedians, senators, […]
Recently, it seems every media outlet is attempting to find any Black person other than the Embarrassment to Black People Trifecta, Ben Carson, Omarosa and Sheriff Clarke to speak up for Donald Trump in the wake of him cozying up to people just like him Neo-Nazis, the KKK, […]
In the wake of the racist violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, Lady Gaga took it upon herself to start a hashtag #BeKind, and another soon popped up on Twitter, #ThisIsNotUS. Really? This is not us? Be Kind?
By now I am sure you have heard of the domestic terrorist event, fueled by racism, which has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia. What the media has chosen to call the “alt-right” (Tiki Torch Posse) instead of what they are-the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, bigots, racists, took a […]
I have seen the beginning, standing in the Door of No Return at Goree Island in Dakar, Senegal. I was almost afraid to walk through the entrance of what many call a slave castle. There was nothing majestic or regal about the building. Had history not recorded the […]