Just Dance, Part I

Historically, Black Americans have excelled at the art of dance. Black American males had a storied history with dance, delighting in performing. As a child, I grew up watching black-and-white videos of The Temptations. Grandma and Mama fawned over them in their pristine suits, elegantly stepping in sync. Their smooth coordination was spellbinding. I understood […]

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Just Like Music:”I’m Sprung”, June 2005

Somewhere between my freshman and sophomore year of high school I drafted the blueprint of my life. It looked like this: Attend and graduate from an HBCU by the age of 21; Meet a “good Black man” at said HBCU; Marry said “good Black man” at 25; Give birth to our first child at 28; Give […]

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