“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” Sometimes, my urge to read conflicts with my desire for comfort. In these times, I return to my favorite books, the... Continue Reading →
Ida B. Wells-Barnett is one of America's most ardent Civil Rights activists. A staunch supporter of the rights of African Americans and Women, she co-founded the National Associated for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). As a journalist and non-fiction... Continue Reading →
In the wake of President Donald Trump's inauguration, millions of women and men took to the streets to remind the President that he now works for all Americans, and their voices cannot be demonized into silence. After a tense and fearful... Continue Reading →
"I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back."