I Woke Up With My Mind Stayed On Freedom, Knowing We Will Overcome Some Day
Justice & Activism / Musings / My Thoughts / Poetry

I Woke Up With My Mind Stayed On Freedom, Knowing We Will Overcome Some Day

  I woke up this morning, this “Independence Day”, with my mind stayed on freedom Not “Make America Great Again” or the US neo-imperial project but actual freedom The type that lets our young ones look forward to sunny days and clear blue skies because they don’t have to fear drone warfare or our bombs … Continue reading

My 2016 in Review
Faith / Justice & Activism / Musings / My Thoughts / Spirituality

My 2016 in Review

While 2016 has been hard, it has been a year I am grateful for because it stretched and pushed me. It’s reminded me that the disquiet I feel in my spirit can be harnessed to do good work that is responsive to the need I see in the world.

So thank you to the year that has encouraged me to unapologetically be myself and walk, speak, and act boldly in the places that I find myself rooted in.  Continue reading

Aware of Blackness, Constricted by Words
Musings / Poetry

Aware of Blackness, Constricted by Words

I am in a season where I am aware of blackness Brown skinned flesh unpacking in glaring white institution Bound By thoughts By words By thinking of words to the degree that I am constricted Tongue tied, hands restricted by overwhelming streams of consciousness I’d *almost* rather be sleeping because dreams block out death block carnage block bullshit, … Continue reading