What I KNOW To Be True…

Just so we are clear: Just like I did not know Trayvon Martin personally, I do not know or care to know his murderer personally either. However, I have been black for 27 years and I do KNOW, without a shadow of a doubt, that racism is real. I do know racial profiling exists. I […]

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I am NOT Trayvon Martin…

“But mommy how is he not guilty and Trayvon Martin is dead?” How can I explain RACISM to my beautiful brown children? At 6 and 7, how can I explain it in such a way that their little minds would be able to wrap themselves around the very thing that allows a man to walk […]

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Happiness is Attainable…

My husband and I will celebrate 5 years of marriage in March of next year. In a little over a month from now, we will celebrate 10 years of our relationship. Reflecting back on the rebel I was at 17 and the woman I am today, I know with certainty this union has truly CHANGED […]

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