Dreams and Nightmares

As little kids, we are always encouraged to dream. In fact, to DREAM BIG. Before we are old enough to think for ourselves, we are asked the famous childhood question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Most children answer this question based off of occupations they’ve seen glorified — teacher, firefighter, […]

The Day I Grew Strength From My Ancestors Wounds

I used to consume history in high school like popsicles on a sunny day. I was intoxicated with learning what happened before my existence. My mind swelled with knowledge of how what became what and how who become who. I would go through trails in my head with the intent to get to the end […]

Write It On Your Heart

I remember working as a cashier in 2008 at the local Piggly Wiggly. I loved the camaraderie I experienced with my coworkers and the relationships developed with my customers. Regardless of what kind of day I had before I hit the clock, I had a responsibility to best serve everyone at my place of employment. […]