Slave to a System

It was a pleasure to participate in this conversation at the YWCA in High Point, NC on “Mass Incarceration: Effects on Women and Children”, an issue that grows exponentially as we speak. Bodies of color and lower economic status populations are criminalized and commodified, funneled through the prison industry; and it is an industry. Let…Read more »

Really, What in the World?

Hurricanes wreaking havoc, floods displacing families, bodies engulfed in water. People across the globe without access to basic medicines and disease prevention, or proper nourishment. Bodies being trafficked as commodities for capitalist consumerist’s gluttony. People of color being erased, excluded, restricted, regulated, enforced, subjugated and denigrated. Systems of hierarchies separating people by class, women carrying…Read more »

Why Eleven Why?

Sometimes in life, something must occur to alter your course permanently, one you likely would not have detoured from otherwise. This change was a necessary for your higher good, one life for another. Imagine a soul which actually choses before ever entering existence, to exist and show up in your life simply to help facilitate…Read more »

We Are All Prostitutes.

To begin, the word “prostitute” is loaded with meaning, both covert and quite obvious to the seeing eye. Merriam’s dictionary itself, defines the word in a way that discriminates towards a woman’s being sexual referring to it as “promiscuous”, while normalizing the male sexuality simply stating, “a male who engages in…” They even go so…Read more »