White Privilege by Nicole Knowles

Privilege. White privilege in particular. I’ve been hearing a lot about it lately. The concept seems to spark a lot of heated conversations, as race often does. But this issue seems particularly combustible in response to how white people respond to it. Most people of color have an opinion about it and can explain their […]

10 Seconds by Onnesha Williams

A quest for socks has shaken me to my core. It happened while getting the boys ready for their day. They have the responsibility of dressing themselves and doing a small chore before they can get to the fun of being out for the summer months. They have both accepted this responsibility well and my […]

Mothers and “Black Mothers” by Crystal Valentine

I am sure that the last thing the world – or the internet- needs is more ink spilled over the two recent tragedies in the headlines involving children and animals. First, there was the story of the three-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinatti Zoo, culminating in the fatal shooting of […]