I Am A Black Woman…I Matter


I use to always think if I needed help I would run to the police department.  For example if I were being followed by an unknown vehicle.  I direct people begging for money to the local police department.  However, I don’t know anymore…and that saddens me.  Repeated incidents of police officers shooting unarmed men or shooting […]

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Amtrak #91 Silver Star Breakdowns


On the evening of Friday, July 8, 2016 at approximately 8:15pm on train #91 – Silver Star just outside of Rocky Mount, NC the engineer ran over tree debris resulting in damage to a main reservoir that effected the braking system. Passengers were advised of the situation and possible resolutions. It is now 3:52am as […]

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My 2015 Year in Review


Everyone’s year in review is a personal experience.  I am leaving the biggest news stories ‘year in review’ for the media outlets.  My year involved me growing and branching out as a poet.  I didn’t complete all task I set before me regarding an activist memoir but I did well with my poetry. My year […]

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My Kind of Town


C is for Corruption…C is for Chaos…C is for Chicago! I am a Chicago native born, raised, and educated including undergrad and post-grad studies.  I still love my hometown.  Those who have moved away usually have done so because of reasons that are not specific to the city.  Well unless you count tons and tons […]

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Together We Stand


The following content was published in The State Newspaper – South Carolina on Tuesday, October 13, 2015:   Disaster, tragedy, and devastation can bring the worst out in people.  Here in South Carolina recent floods as a residual affect of hurricane Joaquin have brought out the best in people.  Just as with other natural disasters […]

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