Category: activism

Mammy 2.0: Black Women Won’t Save You, So Stop Asking

Black women don’t owe you shit. Let me state that plainly and clearly so that my readers clearly understand where this is going. The year was 2016. Two rich, older White people were running to be leader of one of the most dangerous terrorist nations in the world. The people had to choose a side […]

FJ Interviews Vivian D. Nixon for NY Women’s Foundation

I was so honored to have the opportunity to speak with a phenomenal activist, Vivian D. Nixon, for NY Women’s Foundation. She has worked tirelessly to advocate for women who have been incarcerated and her story is powerful. Read more in the newest e-zine by NYF here Support the New York Women’s Foundation here

#MLKSitIn 7/23/17: Calling All Organizers (Any Experience Level)

Join Leslie Mac and I for the 2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sit-in taking place at a MLK space near you!! We’re currently seeking organizers to help us set us various events around the United States and abroad. Last year, we had an amazing turnout in cities across America. There was joy, reflection, […]

Witnesses To Hunger: My New Work in Philadelphia

I’m happy to share that I am the new program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, a national community advocacy organization compromised of caregivers of children who live in poverty and navigate food insecurity and other devastating effects of poverty. I moved to Philadelphia from my home, NYC, to embark on this new endeavor and my […]

Writing About Online Harassment

Greetings all! I have a new piece featured with the Women’s Media Center’s Speech Project about cross-platform online harassment. ┬áIt was important to me that I write about it from the perspective of a Black woman who openly identifies as feminist because our challenges are unique and underrepresented. Please read the article and share with […]

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