Experiencing History: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Dear Sista Friend, At a time when being Black is constantly being heavily criticized, it felt good to go to a place where African American culture was celebrated and placed on a pedestal. I had the honor of attending the National Museum of African American History and Culture on its opening weekend and I couldn’t have […]

Alton Sterling. Too Many Murders to Count

As a Black woman, I think often of safety. I think about the fear of walking alone at night. I think about rouge Uber drivers who violate women’s space and safety. I think about the men who don’t understand the word no — men who have somehow been conditioned to confuse harassment with conversation. I […]

When Talking About Race Becomes Exhausting

Dear Sista Friend, Everyday is a constant reminder that being Black in a America means to be in a constant battle. When I turn on the news, I am reminded of the high price of Black skin.  I scroll down my Facebook feed and see a number of tirades discussing the latest news regarding violence, […]