Monthly Archives: August 2013
Working on the Unfinished Business 50 Years Later

Update 8/29/2013: A slightly longer version has since been cross-posted here on HuffPost Black Voices. Update 8/29/2013: The “Black Lives…

No Country (or graduate degree) for Black Feminists

In a few short months, I’ll have to make a very important decision. I’ll have to write a personal statement…

The Right to Have Standards

“How Promiscuity Is a Form of Self-Mutilation,” the headline read. Since I’m returning to writing a memoir largely about sexuality,…

A Dual Existence

  After the Zimmerman verdict, my pastor sent a letter to the congregation expressing his hurt and anger. Near the…

White Girl Dipped in Chocolate?

Many years ago, my father said that by the time I have children, they’ll be white kids dipped in chocolate….

Okay, I’ll Keep Gratitude

Several weeks ago, I came across a Living Social deal for decorativewords.com and decided I wanted to decorate the walls…

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