Lessons I Learned about Being Black in 2013

In light of all of things that have been happening to black people in this country of late, I composed the following piece called 'Don't.' These are just a few things that I am learning about what it means to be black, and what happens when you try to do the opposite of what you …

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Victimhood: Are You a Card Carrying Member?

I recently wrote about the relationship between the oppressed and the perpetrators, sharing that those who have been oppressed have to be willing to surrender their notions of being a victim in order for true reconciliation and healing to be achieved. But why in the world would people who have experienced such injustice want to do that? …

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People

In their pain and inability to cope appropriately with their stress, hurting people often respond by hurting other people.Often they turn toward the people closest to them and push them further and further away until one day they are no longer there.It's sad but it's true. Just think about the single mother who decides to …

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