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When History Repeats

When History Repeats

This is a space to be angry, first and foremost. Recognize this is Black anger. Don't coddle the word in your mouth. Pronounce it honestly. As I write this, I am sitting on a cliff cutting my eyes at white joggers aimlessly finding bliss in the 78-degree weather. For me this past week, I've seen white faces unabashed, happiness just a simple task on today's to-do list. No matter the fires, the cites screaming, or the bodies. Bodies. I have to pause because I'm conflicted with the natural desire to add detail. Paint polaroid of a moment in time. But...


What is Success ?

What is Success ?

Constantly we go through life finding easy ways to compare ourselves to others. This could mean seeing someone with “nicer” clothes or shoes than you or someone more on track with their goals than you. This false sense of inferiority stems from our desire to reach a plateau of greatness as quickly as possible. We struggle with the concept of the American Dream being the epitome of triumph. When in reality, everyone has a different pace of success. Success can’t be measured by materialistic wealth or even accomplishments, but our self-acceptance. Self-acceptance of who we are and what we bring...