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This the future: Janet Jackson

Indeed, big sister Janet already has an enduring body of artistic and philanthropic achievement, but she ain’t through.

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This the future: Misty Copeland

The future I live and love is this woman who wrote “This is for the little brown girls” five times in the prologue of her memoir and more throughout the book. Knowing that she was a soloist with ABT…

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This the future: Bree Newsome

This future I live and love is a 30-year old Bree Newsome scaling a flag pole in South Carolina to take down the Confederate battle flag of northern Virginia.

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This the Future: Prologue + Roll Camera!

Prologue What does the future look like? I think it’s green and yellow and blue – warm flowing into and out of cool in the right places, sometimes bold and sometimes laid back. It’s deceptively powerful silvery gray and bluish gray. And vibrant, tingling orange. And black. Not black how people use it to connote […]

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Commencements, Remembrances, and CELEBRATIONS!

[Quick note: Ran into someone in the store the other day who said “I’ve been following you on Tumblr and Twitter. Keep it up!” I’m still surprised by anyone paying attention to anything I have to say/write or feeling I should continue to say it. (I will. Like D’Angelo sings, I will never betray my heart.) […]

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2015, Q6: Supporting civil rights, creating safe space as educator

Note: Starting at the top of this year, I invited folks to ask me questions that I would answer. I view my “answers” as points in informed discussion rather than “look no further. All you need is HERE” responses – particularly on things that are less about me personally and specifically. Which is not to […]

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2015, Q9: Is mental illness an actual disorder

Note: Starting at the top of this year, I invited folks to ask me questions that I would answer. I view my “answers” as points in informed discussion rather than “look no further. All you need is HERE” responses – particularly on things that are less about me personally and specifically. Which is not to […]

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2015, Q5: Religions and Personalities

Note: Starting at the top of this year, I invited folks to ask me questions that I would answer. I view my “answers” as points in informed discussion rather than “look no further. All you need is HERE” responses – particularly on things that are less about me personally and specifically. Which is not to […]

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2015, Q4: Selfishness/Suicide ***Trigger Warning***

Note: Starting at the top of this year, I invited folks to ask me questions that I would answer. I view my “answers” as points in informed discussion rather than “look no further. All you need is HERE” responses – particularly on things that are less about me personally and specifically. Which is not to […]

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2015, Q3: No music for a year

Note: Starting at the top of this year, I invited folks to ask me questions that I would answer. I view my “answers” as points in informed discussion rather than “look no further. All you need is HERE” responses – particularly on things that are less about me personally and specifically. Which is not to […]