Women of Influence


At the Women’s Convention of 1851 Sojourner Truth gave her famous speech “Ain’t I A Woman” At one point, reminding those that said women were not equal to men because Christ wasn’t a woman, that Christ had indeed been birthed through a woman by God without the help of man Having seen her own children…

The Show Must Go On


Excited to share the newest creation for Zora! Let The People Sing! Zora! Let The People Sing! is a production of the life and times of Zora Neale Hurston. Watch in awe as she transforms herself from a “sow” under her father’s foot to an icon of the Harlem Renaissance. With friends such as Langston…

Rays of Light


I have tried to measure the absence of your presence in increments that would not leave me obsolete in the process Attempting to rationalize how talking about everything one day turns into absolutely nothing the next without so much as a text to say you were vexed I’ve rewound and analyzed every rendezvous to see…

Coretta Scott King Letter on Jefferson Sessions


Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: Thank you for allowing me this opportunity to express my strong opposition to the nomination of Jefferson Sessions for a federal district judgeship for the Southern District of Alabama. My longstanding commitment which I shared with my husband, Martin, to protect and enhance the rights of black Americans,…

Enchanted


Mumble your secrets into my womb and I’ll birth your vision Cover the seeds of your dreams in prayers blessed with the sacrifice of my tears I’ll be the force of your power A physical manifestation of our strength Together we can accomplish all things Allow me to kiss sweet nothings across your skin Rub…

Atlanta Casting Call


ZORA! LET THE PEOPLE SING! “Zora! Let The People Sing!” is about the life and times of Zora Neale Hurston. The play begins in her home town of Eatonville, FL during the early 1900’s. There Zora relives the determination of her mother’s refusal to raise her as a “mealy-mouthed rag doll” while dodging the strict…

Write… Until You Get It


I’ve been mentally blogging the last few nights when I should have been asleep. Having full-blown internal conversations during hours I should be asleep. I am used to waking up in the wee hours of the morning. This is when I pray, uttering my most humble thoughts to God and listen intently for answers. This…