My friend, Micha asked me to guest post on what King’s response may be how his dream is (or isn’t) playing out as a part of a larger Patheos project to address the American Church in lieu of Black History Month. For whatever reason, I don’t love addressing the Church directly -I feel too fallen […]
If King Wrote Us a Letter Today
Looking For Someone Looking Like Me-ish
I’m reading a great book right now. Great writing, great story, great woman. (I’ll eventually review her book so I don’t want to mention who it is at this time. I’ve been a fangirl for 5+ years. Leaving her identity out because it’s not the point). She’s white. She’s a stay-at-home Mommy. She’s a writer. […]
What Are You Supposed To Tell Your Sons About the Black Woman Chair?
When an international magazine editor sits down on a chair called “the black woman chair,” for an editorial magazine… …heads are scratched. Pearls are actually clutched. Swear words are articulated. Anger is not just in the head or heart, it is felt in the body. From anger to sadness to despair. Then you remember this […]
I am racially Italian-American & African-American. I am a biracial, self-identifying, culturally & ethnically black American woman living in the segregated Midwest. I grew up in Detroit, one of the most segregated cities in America. I am often mistaken for being Latina-American & one time, white. Outside of the U.S. in countries as varied as […]
Are We The Same or Different?
I’m so excited to guest post on Grace’s blog – and I hope you’ll find it worth your time to read it! (To make it easier, I’ll try to keep things short.) It won’t take long for you to notice that my writing style is different from Grace’s. She writes as the free spirit she […]