What will liberation look like if we can’t surrender the truth to our comrades in the Black Freedom Struggle? Will we ever get to “the heart of the matter”? Will we ever understand what it means to make “the ultimate sacrifice” if we continuously hold on to the one thing that provides comfort - vulnerability?
You're hiring someone to provide guidance on the success of your organization. Typically, this person will cost you and your organization thousands of dollars and countless intimate conversations. So why not ensure this is a match made in heaven?
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Juneteenth is one of my favorite holidays! It's a meaningful and momentous day to celebrate the radical notion that we exist and DESERVE to exist freely!
Unfortunately, society has shifted the way we celebrate certain holidays. I remember a few years back, seeing a club promotion flyer for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. It blasted the typical "Ladies...
Once upon a time, I was having a conversation with a colleague that wanted to understand why I was so “upset” about Black men’s preference for fair skinned women and their “more” desirable characteristics. Fast forward to a few weeks later. Another colleague wants to understand why a Black woman would approach a girl and her Black boyfriend and chastise t...
If you know your woman, know her rhythms,
know her ways; if you paying attention
to her all these years, you will know
how she comes and goes, how she slips
away even though she is standing in
the same place, you will know that her
world is drifting softly from you, and she
may not mean it, because all it is
is she is scared to be everything, scared
Our space is finally here. A sacred space to explore our spiritual health AND professional development. As a newly employed member of corporate America, I'm realizing its challenging to find space to unwind, vent, and explore.
I don't feel as if I have someone in my corner that I can discuss my dreams with; that understands me from both a spiritual and mi...
To many African-Americans, Communism has long been associated with a domineering government, McCarthyism, and fear. Miniscule comprehensive information is given to readers regarding how Communism relates to their cultural experiences. Eric McDuffie’s Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Feminism provides a detai...
As someone interested in organization development and management, texts such as The Revolution Has Come are necessary to push Black institutions’ toward a more radical and communitarian framework. For many, the Black Panther Party has served as an example of what a militant framework might look like. Robyn Spencer eloquently depicts the militant activism...