A man

A man

A man will love you fiercely the moment you open your eyes at Dawn He’ll repeatedly tell you you’re beautiful well before you have enough sense to know yourself He’ll work hard at his Craft which means lots of time away from you But he’ll 

Hollywood, please

Hollywood, please

Django, The Butler and 12 Years A Slave leave me none too impressed with Hollywood’s portrayals of African-American women. Partly because I was weaned on 1970’s classics Coffy and Cleopatra Jones – the strong, savvy, sexy, generally peace-loving black women, who would kick an ass 

'Aint I A Progressive?

'Aint I A Progressive?

‘Aint I A Progressive?    Observing the George Zimmerman case peripherally, I was nonetheless crestfallen when the jurors were announced as five white and one perhaps Hispanic, women, all mothers. Florida State Attorney Angela Corey’s team is accustomed to playing against young black boys, not