Women | Words and Art II

As promised, I’m back today with more art from “The Future Is Female” package. Are you ready to be empowered? Nevertheless, she persisted. In his explanation of Elizabeth Warren’s “silencing” during her “lengthy speech” criticizing [then] Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions, Senator Mitch McConnell declared, “She was warned. She was given an explanation.  Nevertheless, she … Continue reading Women | Words and Art II

Women’s History Month: Let’s Love Each Other Fiercely

The best kinds of friendships are fierce lady friendships, where you aggressively believe in each other, defend each other, and believe the other deserves the world. My amazing bestie, Aleta, sent me an almost equally amazing “I AM WOMAN” package just in time for Women’s History Month (WHM), and I’m looking forward to sharing a … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Let’s Love Each Other Fiercely

Sylvia Barnes and Toni Morrison | Teaching, Preaching, and Doing the Work

Last week was not a good week for my heart. Before I could digest the news that the literary goddess herself, Toni Morrison, had passed, I learned that Dr. Sylvia Barnes, one of my undergraduate mentors, had passed. With the news of both deaths, I felt as if every bit of oxygen was squeezed from … Continue reading Sylvia Barnes and Toni Morrison | Teaching, Preaching, and Doing the Work

I.M.A.G.I.N.E.

Yesterday, our university president, Dr. Les, began a day-long meeting with inviting faculty and staff to think about those with whom we work who have gone out of the way, demonstrated genuine care, and made a positive impact on our lives during the “just completed” academic year. After contemplation, six were selected to share their … Continue reading I.M.A.G.I.N.E.