Category: politics

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 […]

#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 […]

One Year After #NMOS14, We Will Have #NoMoreSilence

I wanted to do something to commemorate the anniversary of the historic event: The National Moment of Silence (2014), which took place on August 14, 2014. Called #NMOS14 on social media, the event gathered together hundreds of thousands of people across 42 of the United States of America and 5 countries in over 119 vigils […]

FJ Goes to London for #WOWLDN

Hello!! I recently had the opportunity to travel to London, England to speak at the Women of the World (WOW) Festival at Southbank Center. I was honored to be invited and I had a BLAST. It was so awesome to connect with so many of my fans and readers in London as well as meet […]

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