Toward A Black Imaginary: For the Daughters of the Diaspora

Toward A Black Imaginary: For the Daughters of the Diaspora

What a time to be alive. What a time to be a black woman and an HBCU graduate living in their nation’s capitol. While there are countless lessons to be learned form the 2020 election, the most profound lesson is one of imagination.    A defiled imagination renders the black power manifested in white supremacist [...]

A Missed Opportunity: A Black Female Perspective on Trump’s Presidency

A Missed Opportunity: A Black Female Perspective on Trump’s Presidency

I wrote this piece before Saturday's results. It’s somewhere around six am in the hours before dawn. Though the sun has yet to arrive for its shift, much of the world awaits the announcement of who will preside over the plantation that is the United States. This exhausting practice engendered a social reproduction of the [...]

The Vice Presidential Debate, A Black Female Perspective

The Vice Presidential Debate, A Black Female Perspective

What always baffles me is how easily many forget that the space in which we occupy is one of strategy. This fact could not be more evident in the recent vice-presidential debate.  Both Kamala Harris and Mike Pence worked to differentiate themselves from their presidential counterparts while emphasizing the same ideas. For this reason, the [...]

Trump, Biden, Black Genocide & the 2020 Election

Trump, Biden, Black Genocide & the 2020 Election

The 2016 election featured former friends Donald J. Trump and Hilary R. Clinton as political adversaries. The second presidential election for millennials, the excitement the election engendered seems minimal in comparison to the pending ballots of 2020. This year has proved an eye-opening entry point into the next decade, with the upcoming election as illuminating [...]