“We have to give our black girls “the Talk”- and it’s not about sex…”…my essay on the horrifying McKinney, Texas, injustice, on SheKnows.com…

Racial profiling does not discriminate by gender…it’s time to tell our black girls the police may not be working for them. Continue reading


Any African-American who has achieved a fraction of what they set out to do in life will tell you a peaceful and unencumbered path is impossible. Some quietly accept prejudice and discrimination, and probably are better off for it. Others, like myself I admit, talk very loud. Both coping styles carry their price. Continue reading