Who I Am and Why I’m Here

I’ve been blogging for a few years now, but I have never taken a moment to fully introduce myself. So, here we are. When I initially began this blog it was as an extension, and eventual replacement, for the “For Your Black? Conscious” newsletter I started during my years in Chicago. The original intent of…

Music Monday: Danni Cassette

I had the pleasure of witnessing this glorious talent perform over a year ago, at the first annual Honey Groove music festival in Washington, DC. The voice is comparable only to the magnetic energy exuded on stage. As the closing act, it was immediately obvious why Danni was selected to be so. I had been…

Do African Americans abroad experience white privilege?

In a recent article for The Washington Post Saul Williams discusses the freedom and privilege of being African American abroad. At one point he states, “hey, if you want to experience white privilege, hop on a plane and go anywhere with your American passport and you will experience American privilege and you’ll be able to…