What He Should Have Said

You belong here You earned this just as much as anyone else here You are a excellent as the rest You bring value to this team You are competent in areas we are lacking and we are happy and grateful you decided to join us Instead I was told; You’re too egotistic. It’s likely yourContinue reading “What He Should Have Said”

POC

Person of Colour How is that not the same as calling me coloured? How is that not the same as labeling me; nigger The “little nigger baby” Honestly, I think knowledge of history has traumatized me I think the saying “ignorance is bliss” finally makes sense There is a reason why some folks are blissful…Continue reading “POC”

Ghost Everyone & Focus

Walking in your purpose doesn’t mean the road is well paved. Actually it’s filled with potholes, and roadblocks but my oh my is it enthralling, enriching and oh so exciting.This chapter of my story reminds me of my days in high school when I was Student’s Council President, on the School Challenge Quiz Team andContinue reading “Ghost Everyone & Focus”

Ghost Everyone & Focus

Walking in your purpose doesn’t mean the road is well paved. Actually it’s filled with potholes, and roadblocks but my oh my is it enthralling, enriching and oh so exciting.This chapter of my story reminds me of my days in high school when I was Student’s Council President, on the School Challenge Quiz Team andContinue reading “Ghost Everyone & Focus”

Ghost Everyone & Focus

Walking in your purpose doesn’t mean the road is well paved. Actually it’s filled with potholes, and roadblocks but my oh my is it enthralling, enriching and oh so exciting.This chapter of my story reminds me of my days in high school when I was Student’s Council President, on the School Challenge Quiz Team andContinue reading “Ghost Everyone & Focus”

What Do You Love Most About Yourself?

I spoke about this in my last YouTube video yesterday and I urged my viewers to take some time to think about and answer this question and feel free to share it with me. A few persons responded in the comments but they most profound and well thought out response I received privately was fromContinue reading “What Do You Love Most About Yourself?”

Get Over It!

Them – Get over it, it’s been X years. Me – It has been 5 generations. Only 5. My great great grandma was a slave. The remnants of slavery, colonialism and post colonial life still haunt my family and my country. Wtf do you mean “get over it?” Children were murdered in cold blood andContinue reading “Get Over It!”

Dear Ancestors

I forgive you. I forgive you for staying I forgive you for allowing them to strip us of our names I forgive you for taking on the foreign gods of wicked men I forgive you for quoting scriptures in your oppressors tongue Scriptures designed solely to condition you into submission; “be a good slave” OhContinue reading “Dear Ancestors”

Cold eh?

I’m cold eh? Perhaps it’s because you’re not ready for my intensity. I’m distant… Perhaps it’s depth and not width I don’t want to be cuddled…. Perhaps I don’t trust you to hold me together if I fall apart in your arms I don’t talk much….Perhaps it’s because I don’t want to talk about theContinue reading “Cold eh?”