Can we change racial inequity in this country?

'Do I believe we can change racial inequity?' This question was posed during a Race Power, Privilege Workshop: Tools and Strategies for Advancing Racial Equity training I attended last week. Everyone who attended worked in an organization or city/county department that provides services to the community in some form or fashion. Now, I personally don't believe …

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The TRUE meaning behind the Confederate Flag

The idea that in 2015 we are still debating the merits of whether the Confederate flag should be removed is truly vexing to me. But it has me thinking, is it that folks just don't know the meaning of the Confederate Flag? Or is it that the truth is just too ugly for liberal minded …

What it means to be a Black Woman

We have been conditioned, through enslavement, physical and mental abuse, and the subliminal messages that feeds us programming that informs us what being a Black woman "really" means. In other words, to be a Black woman means to be marginalized, disrespected, lazy, loud, ghetto, sex objects, uneducated, naïve, gullible, defensive, judgmental, opinionated, men haters, and …