Monthly Archive: September, 2012

Words, Sticks, and Stones


What I’ve always loved about sports is the complication of the human element. I love sitting at the 400 or 500 level of a baseball stadium and hearing fans complain about umpires missing… Continue reading

Open Letter to Cynthia Mort


Dear Cynthia Mort: I know that truth and fiction can be configured. I also know that Hollywood has a stenographer’s imagination when it comes to the supply and demand of dark black women.… Continue reading

Creating Identity


I’ve been thinking a lot about how, when, and where race, ethnicity, and gender intersect. The answer, of course, is simple: identity. As a woman of color, I am constantly questioning identity (both… Continue reading