January 31, 2017

How We Met

The story of my life seems to be a never ending plot twist.

Sometimes I win.

Sometimes I fail.

And, sometimes I'm too confused to make a move so, I just stand there.

No matter the victory and no matter the storm, Cecka Rose Green is there to love me through it.

Th...

January 31, 2017

How We Met

It was 2010 and Marsha Buchanan and Monique Mitchell were using my house to finish up their documentary, but things went left before the guests ever arrived.

"You guys have about two hours to film and then I have a date. So, hurry up!"


Monique already knew the...

January 29, 2017

How We Met

For months, I camped outside his office, sent excessive emails and even followed him to classes that didn’t have my name on the roster.

I needed an internship and Professor Kenneth Jones was the plug.

He still is.

When the man finally came through, I asked him h...

January 29, 2017

How We Met

When Shani Curry- St. Vil took the stage, I abducted my neighbor's pen and I pulled my notebook in close.

With every bullet point, I attempted to capture the words that escaped her mouth. 

*waves hand from back pew*

Amen. Amen.

I know that's right. 

Shani took m...

January 27, 2017

How We Met

With her fingers locked, knees bent and back straight, she took my foot in her hands and lifted me.

During one of the most challenging times of my life, Brionna Jimerson used her bright eyes, warm smile and inspiring words to stir up a fire inside of me.

When w...