Atatiana Koquice Jefferson isn’t a name that will live in infamy. It’s likely that her name won’t end up in any history textbooks. And her name certainly wasn’t in the mouths of the news anchors on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. No. No one seemed to be thinking about Atatiana that day. But I was. More […]
Author: Joquina M. Reed
Joquina M. Reed thrives as an educator, researcher, writer, public speaker, and community advocate. She is the creator and curator behind the social media platforms: The AntiBlackness Reader Project and Hug Your White Friends. Her public advocacy is largely inspired by her academic research relating to social power and race and gender identity constructions. She currently holds a dual faculty administrator appointment at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. Follow her @ twitter.com/kinam1 @twitter.com/AntiBlackReader and @twitter.com/hugwhitefriends
Psalm 34:20 hits different when you’re sitting in recovery after you’ve had major surgery to repair fractured bones. “He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.” There I was lying in my mom’s spare bedroom. A room that had been previously occupied by my baby brother. It was littered with all of his […]
The truth is on November 4th, we all will wake up with a different perspective of our society.