Martyrs Reviewed: Rev. George Lee

The chronology prepared by the SPLC begins in 1955 with the murder of Rev. George Lee. Lee was a member of the NAACP, the operator of aprinting press, and a reverend to a Baptist church in Belzoni, Mississippi. Lee wanted to be the first black person in Humphrey County to vote. No African-American in HumpreyContinue reading “Martyrs Reviewed: Rev. George Lee”

Civil Rights Martyrs Reviewed

While I was working on my Bachelor’s degree in History, I had to create a capstone on a chosen topic. I chose to do mine on the Martyrs of the American Civil Right’s movement.  Of course there are several upon several people that could be written about under that category, so I had to narrowContinue reading “Civil Rights Martyrs Reviewed”

Born In To Danger

A brief analysis on the themes of race and sexual assault in my book, May A lot of times I am asked about my inspirations and what kind of things lead me to write the stories that I write. Usually I have a lot of trouble answering those questions because to me, my stories comeContinue reading “Born In To Danger”

Interesting Ways To Get Involved

Some links to people’s innovative and creative ways of lending support to, Black Lives Matter & organizations working to dismantle racism & police brutality in the United States, Writing For A Cause Ami J. Sanghvi is -among many other cool things – an awesome writer and artist. She is using her talents to contribute toContinue reading “Interesting Ways To Get Involved”

I Should Have Worn A Curtain: A Tale of Bulimia, Self-loathing, and Romance By Samyra Alexander

  ‘   Samyra Alexander takes us on a quick journey through some of the most impactful moments through the life of her narrating character, Shaena. Shaena talks to the reader in a stream of consciousness that lets us take a peek inside of what brought her to this point in life.      Shaena has aContinue reading “I Should Have Worn A Curtain: A Tale of Bulimia, Self-loathing, and Romance By Samyra Alexander”

Your Aversion To Fire Is Not An Excuse To Sit Out.

  On May 25, 2020 , a Black man named George Floyd was murdered by a police officer in the streets of Minneapolis, MN. The police officer pressed his knee against George’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds as his fellow officers watched…as civilians screamed and recorded… and as George Floyd begged for hisContinue reading “Your Aversion To Fire Is Not An Excuse To Sit Out.”


My experiences are not universal.  That is a truth I have had to remind myself as I watch my world burn.  I can’t tell anyone how to deal with their trauma. It is not my place. It isn’t the place of any of us to tell each other how to deal with their trauma.  ThatContinue reading “5/31/2020”