Today I discuss a key challenge facing me with my creative writing: balancing authenticity with concern on how my work impacts the larger narratives about my marginalized and frequently misunderstood community.Read More
As the mother of a bicultural child,the incessant Dispora Wars on social media resonate on a personal level. In today’s post I delve into my reasons for staying out of them altogether.Read More
There was a time when the sight of the black berets, chic black leather coats, and massive Afros that symbolized the movement would fill me with nothing but pride. But on that day, I felt ambivalence.
The conviction and exuberance shown in the exhibit saddened me, for I know too well how the story ended. ..Read More