Lessons from My Mom


When I was around 7 years old, I recall asking my mom, “why do we always have some rice or potatoes, a green vegetable, and meat?” She responded, “because that makes up a balanced meal.” It is a lesson that I still carry with me today.  When I cook or eat out I make sure […]

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Voting Matters


I am the product of generations of activists. African American along with Native American ancestors who consistently fought for their civic, civil, and human rights. It is in my blood to be active and present in my own existence.

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Why I Vote


~~~ I am the product of generations of activists.  African American along with Native American ancestors who consistently fought for their civic, civil, and human rights.  It is in my blood to be active and present in my own existence.  I first became aware of the political process in the third grade, while attending William […]

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Your Vote is Your Voice


~~~ The below content was written as a Facebook post but then I began to think that it would be good to post it as a blog. In between not feeling well there has been something gnawing at my spirit.  There is a young person (I will not note gender) who I believe is not […]

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