Daily Prayer: For Healing

As I navigate this plight across the Afrikan Diaspora, I am in constant need of inspiration.  You will find here a passage from Paul Laurence Dunbar - a reminder that once you have honored the struggle with action, then take the time to heal.  Dunbar was a courageous and brilliant poet.  His works are truly [...]

Verses: Knocking off the Nerves

Whenever I feel the heavy burdens of life I reach out to a hip-hop verse that I know pretty well.  It gives me a familiar feeling and I feel powerful because I know the verse so well. Quick tip:  As I sat in the car waiting to interview for my current librarian position, I listened [...]