Today, I want to encourage remembrance of a young man I never met but felt like I knew anyway. #HappyBirthdayTrayvon Continue reading
A Cosmopolitan online piece pointed out how women of color were best-dressed at the 2017 MET Gala. I must agree with Cosmo (which I rarely do). While everybody else was smoking in the bathroom, brown girls were kind of showing everybody else what the real point of the night is. But, Negress allure will be any woman’s best friend.
We can all magnify our voices this year, to make some serious contributions and change some lives. I hope you take your ideas and visions- a new business, more love in your relationships, superior health, more education- to new heights. Know that many people will be touched by your dreams and efforts. I hope I can do a little of that for you this year. Continue reading
No matter what I have learned from her brother Bill Genovese’s heart-wrenching push for the truth, I still can not extinguish the feeling of seeing myself in Kitty Genovese: young, happy, independent, innocent, moving toward the future, and fated to be a woman living alone in American big cities. Continue reading