The Keeper and the Kept

discretion and indiscretion, a dichotomous pair. one always working in tandem with the other. be discreet he says…she says…they say. but, do continue with the indiscretions please. her entire life—a dance between the two. a circus performer. she walks the tight rope. between the spotlight and the shadows, always one slip away from plunging to [...]

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. People of color and lower economic status populations are criminalized and commodified, funneled through the prison industry; and it is an industry. Let [...]

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

In lieu of the latest scandals involving men in positions of power, abusing their power, I have thought deeply and tried to remain objective. When we use one another's pain as a platform for political agency alone, we perpetuate the very dominant systems we seek to transcend. By simply focusing on the actual events or [...]