Women Who Raised Each Other

There are no men in my family Makes them foreign creatures to me Exotic in their beauty Sisterhood is far more familiar to me   No granddaddy to sit me on his knee My father was too mean to my mama and too docile with the second wife So what is a husband? She who Read the full article…

Nuance & Anti-patriarchy

bell hooks said that Feminism is for everybody. The idea that every woman has the right to determine her own reality is for all of us to embrace. I’ve spent the time since encountering bell hooks and other feminist/womanist writers in some serious introspection about my own behavior, what I say, how I say, and Read the full article…

Are Midwest Black Men Better At Relationships Than Mid-Atlantic Ones?

Not always sure how to articulate my feelings regarding topics that can either tickle an eureka response, or become the reason for yet another sixty-six blocks to the Owl’s Asylum Twitter account. Considering that particular hesitance and the dire need to qualify each statement in this modern age’s art of political correctness, the task of Read the full article…