ShareTweet when hope stutters when hope stutters and darkness threatens to steal your peace beauty will brace you, peeling back the memories one by one until you are strong again love will cross the threshold, holding you gently through this temporary night until your spirit is at ease life’s meaning deepens in your soul as [...]
ShareTweet In 2002, Giovanni contributed to a Smithsonian special exhibition, In the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following is her poem, In The Spirit of Martin: IN THE SPIRIT OF MARTIN This is a sacred poem…blood has been shed to consecrate it… wash your hands…remove your shoes…bow your [...]
Tweet **This is a modified post from last year around this time. Nothing would have made me happier than to no there was no longer a need for this post or any others like it. One day. I pray. Be sure to check out my girl Princess Dominique’s post on Domestic Violence. Click here ** [...]
Tweet I was soooo shocked when I heard this story. I saw him perform the year before he found out he had cancer. Big guy. Big smile (B-I-G). And from what I’m told, a big heart. Life is as precious as it is short. Say what you need to say. Say it now. Be well, [...]
Tweet Happy Mother’s Day to each of you who steps into that role for a child(ren) in your life. It isn’t always easy but it is ALWAYS worth it. Talked to my Mom this morning before she headed to church. Probably will chat again this evening. Princess So Fabulous sent me one of her “original” [...]
Tweet Wow. I’ve listened to her rendition several times and each time, I’m more in awe than the last. She looks great. She sounded FANTASTIC. She.Nailed.It.
Tweet Photo: Reuters:Jim Young “Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America.” ~ President Barack Obama
Tweet Today is World AIDS Day. Check ya self.
Tweet *Sneeze* ‘Xcuse me…and all the dust and the little dust bunnies. It has been a minute, huh? What can I say? Life happens. Just breezing through to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. As you move through the day, I hope that you are reminded of all the blessings in your life, all [...]
Tweet Loved and Respected as “Mama Africa,” South African Legendary Artist/Activist, Anti-Apartheid Freedom Fighter MIRIAM MAKEBA Has Passed, at the Age of 76 Following a three-decade-long exile, Miriam Makeba’s return to South Africa was celebrated as though a queen was restoring her monarchy. The response was fitting as Makeba remains the most important female vocalist [...]