To Gain

“I grew up on the crime side, The ‘New York Times’ side; Stayin’ alive was no jiveā€¦.” 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 […]

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Reminiscing

  Last week, my favorite podcast, Behind the Bastards, started a five part crossover series with the Hood Politics podcast on the crack epidemic and the Iran-Contra scandal. Listening to it takes me back to that time.   Throughout the 1980s in the early 1990s, there were two questions I frequently heard the adults pose: […]

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