May 24, 2023.Reading time 6 minutes.
“I grew up on the crime side, The ‘New York Times’ side; Stayin’ alive was no jive….” People often get my husband twisted due to his appearance. His complexion and suave face lead them to completely unfounded assumptions about who he is and his journey. It could only be smooth sailing for a high yella […]
September 17, 2015.Reading time 9 minutes.
In the fall of 1992 I entered the Seventh grade. By that time nearly two years had passed since my mama relocated us to Seattle from San Diego. I’d come to terms with the fact that this wet, perpetually gray city was now my home. This was an improvement from 1990, when I was given […]