Unapologetically… A “Problem” Woman of Color

During this past summer 2016, Jennie Sheeks (my dear friend) and I collaborated on a Work and Witness workshop titled, "Showing Up #UnapologeticallyBlack in Quaker Spaces" for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Annual Sessions. Here is a portion of the workshop description as previously shared: PYM Quaker spaces—meetinghouses, committees, organizations and schools—are invariably mostly white spaces. What does … Continue reading Unapologetically… A “Problem” Woman of Color

Why I don’t watch Game of Thrones, and shows like it

I have this practice where I don't watch shows or movies where black people, or other people of color (POC), don't exist. And I'm talking about 'exist' as whole characters, not just as background or non-speaking entities. This means I've never watched more than half an episode of shows like Game of Thrones. I've stopped watching … Continue reading Why I don’t watch Game of Thrones, and shows like it