As a preacher's child, my first encounter of Aretha's voice started with this album, Amazing Grace. With only gospel music being played in our household, I wouldn't even come…Read More
The final tool of the new cultivation is two-fold consisting of Seed and Water; that then becomes saplings of truth and empathy; that eventually burgeons into the land of plenty! Do you remember that word, “plenty”? Plenty is what is, what was andRead More
The next tool of the new cultivation must be the Spade that will dig up the deepest roots of inequality, disenfranchisement and exploitation that burrow far into the depths of the self-serving clods; dry and crumbled as our darkest existence.
This ground MUST beRead More
The next tool of the new cultivation must be the Torch to start the wildfires that will tame the long and tall overgrowth of over-privilege and it’s mercenary essence; this is alsoRead More
...and I thought, society is soil.
…and America was once new and rich and fertile. If you knelt down you could rake your fingers through her dark untouched freedom and nutrient liberation.
But it wasn’t too long before an invasive species was introduced to this land; it sailed here on ships rife with bulbs of colonialism, saplings of imperialism, seeds of genocide and slavery. And though these original, non-indigenous crops mayRead More