Rants


In despair about disparities 5

So, you’ve invited to the meeting, convening, conversation or whatever the hell  it’s being called this time – Striving for Social Justice, Calling out Inequalities,  Candid  Conversations, City-wide Dialogues,..Sometimes the event is public. Other times it is by special invitation. You’ve been hand-selected to attend.  (What will the door prize […]


Defining Blackness – Beyonce, Jamelia & Candelaria 2

Note: I posted this piece in 2009.  It bears repeating because of the recent brouhaha over Beyonce’s blackness.  It has never been in question for me. I loved the spoof about this on Saturday Night Live (see video at end of this post)  and I loved the rebuttal by recording […]


Preaching to the choir – community meetings 6

There’s some serious smack going on in the world – real serious, deadly serious, but I’m not going to talk about any of it in this post; enough people already have this stuff covered.  Smack/stuff is all so overwhelming and huge that I’m staying in my tiny corner and being […]