October 14th is my born day as Nas would say. Getting older and living to see another day are blessings that I cannot take for granted.
Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-up in the Wake of Katrina by Ronnie Greene
Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown by Lezley McSpadden (with Lyah Beth LeFlore)
“Real queens fix each other’s crowns” ~ Unknown
Saturday, October 5th, 2002, was my last pain-free day.
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
“Oh snap, sis, you’re huge!”, I said to myself looking at my big body in the mirror.
When has caring become obsolete, outdated and wrong?
A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball by Dwyane Wade
“Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back, and in giving loyalty, you are getting more loyalty; and out of loyalty flow other great qualities.” ~ Charles “Tremendous” Jones