Travel Guide: A day in the ROOTS

Hey, Friends! Over the Summer I attended a great program called ROOTS (Rising Over Oppression Through Solidarity). ROOTs was a six-day initiative spent in the woods of  South Jersey. The program itself was very informative and eye-opening. I learned a lot about myself as an individual, as a woman, and as an American. This was […]

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15 things I was taught as a POC

  Growing up as a young woman of color was not easy. My parents made sure to teach me what I liked to call it ” How to survive in a world where I’m often the only black person in the room”. My parents made sure that I understood my history and culture for that […]

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Guilty of being Black in America

Well, what does that actually mean? For me, it’s being the spokesperson for all black people. I can not tell you how many times I get pulled into a discussion or talk about an issue usually regarded to race or gender and everyone assumes I am speaking on behalf of the entire men and women […]

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Black Lives Matter

  We are a pivotal movement in time where in 2016 brown and black bodies are too often under appreciated in many pockets of the United States. The hashtag Black Lives Matter is not about Black  lives being most important  than other races or used as a way to bring down others, but it is […]

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