Have you ever heard of the idiom, “mind over matter”?
Today, I woke up with a familiar feeling.
Let’s face it! This year’s BLM protests couldn’t have come at a worse time.
As a child — an African child — I grew up being manipulated and guilt-tripped into doing many things I didn’t want to do.
Being raised by a Hispanic mother and a Black father meant I had to learn at an early age what racism was.
Black women have been labeled as “strong” and “resilient” since they jumped over slave ships or killed their own children because they knew there was more freedom in death than there was in bondage.
When Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd, the country erupted in a righteous rage that was a long time coming.
The United States boasts being “one nation under God.”