I analyze the losses of three young people on TV One Channel tonight.

I am one of few writers who wrote at length about perpetrator Vanessa Coleman’s tragic turn. The world lost two victims’ lives here on Earth, however whatever better life Ms. Coleman would have given the world died, too. Continue reading

Doing Toni Proud… Four Black Women Authors Speak

Toni Morrison can be proud of other Black American women authors’ unabashed portrayals of Black American people as honorable but flawed, saintly but imperfect, and whole but struggling in ways both certainly and only gently connected to racism. Continue reading