Hashtags to follow to Diversify your Feed – Black History Month 2021

I LOVE Black History Month. Why? Because it's everyone's history! Originating as a week to celebrate the black accomplishments that were undermined due to slavery, segregation, (and humanities complete failure of recognizing black lives as valuable), we now get to take a month to highlight and celebrate, the incredible accomplishments of black men and women…

Wrestling with words…

Can I be honest? I have been struggling to write. Not because there is nothing to say (and if you know me, you know I am never short on words), but because I have been lost when it comes to finding the right thing to say. Here are some of the things that have been…

Conversations with Local Government

Hi there! What a crazy few weeks it has been. I'm exhausted. Are you exhausted? This is how I feel. Y'all, I need a nap! I want to be super super sensitive to this topic, because too often people forget that "the government" is made up of real people. We have to remember that Police…

Supporting Black Businesses

I had a friend get very offended when I mentioned to them that one way we can help show people of color we love them is by looking for Black small business owners. This individual said that these black businesses are taking from the rest of the small business owners out there. Well ya know…

Pursuing Racial Justice in our Places of Employment

Hi again! If this is your first time here, I am so incredibly honored that you would take time out of your day to read my thoughts. If you are a returner, welcome back! Glad to hear I keep you entertained 🙂 I am so glad that you are continuing this conversation. Did you order…

I didn’t realize I needed to do something…so now what?

So here's the deal. If you are here, ready to argue that racism doesn't exist, that it is all political, or that you are offended because your life matters too, you can leave. This is not the space for you. If you are here to join me on a journey of growth, grace, and empowerment.…