Can we Live? The Cost of Respectability Politics

Comedian and actress Mo'Nique recently posted an Instagram saying she was in…


Black Mental Health Matters

In November 2020, the American Psychological Association reported that…


In Our Mothers' Gardens: Reflections on Black Motherhood

I rest in confidence that raising and guiding my Black children is the most…


After you #LeaveLOUD, don't forget to rest

I think that it is very hard to know where or even what our next step is when…


Fighting for Black Wombs: Conclusion

Read the Introduction, Part Two, and Part Three. During my fifth pregnancy, I…


Fighting for Black Wombs: Lacking Treatment

Read the Introduction and Part 2.For my first three pregnancies, I had the…


Fighting for Black Wombs: Struggling to be Seen

According to the National Institute of Health, severe maternal morbidity…


Fighting for Black Wombs: An Introduction

Black Maternal Health Week is April 11-17 each year. Advocacy for Black…


Finding Restoration After Spiritual Trauma

I've been wrestling with something that I wish I would have done better a few…


Her Name is Tessica

I know that Tessica’s story is fading from the headlines and that there isn’t…


Introducing: Black Women Plant Seeds

I’m a daughter of Virginia. Most of my ancestors migrated to Virginia from the…