What to Do When Black Leaders Won’t Lead

When our leaders are slain or not given the spotlight or have it taken away, the black community is plunged into chaos and confusion. Because we have not been reared in the art of power sharing and have been taught to mistrust one another, we are often one charismatic leader away from being forced to… Read More »

The day I beat HIV

Apparently, your twenties is the time to make a shitload of mistakes one of which is sleeping with all the wrong people. If you come of age sexually, smack dab in the middle of a killer virus that scares people and has them dropping like flies with no real explanation as to why, it can… Read More »

When I knew I was a writer

Check out my submission for this great contest : You are a writer; When did you know ? While I started dreaming of being a writer at age 12, I didn’t start referring to myself as one until 30 years later. There were many obvious signs that I was and am meant to be a… Read More »