Black Feminist Archaeology Tour 2017 (Installment 1): the danger of forgetting your power while being Black in the academy

As I sit in my kitchen on a sunny summer afternoon, I reflect on the ups and downs of this past academic year. I have learned a lot over the past few months, but I am grateful that I am here, still standing, and settling into a renewed sense of purpose and hope. I say … More Black Feminist Archaeology Tour 2017 (Installment 1): the danger of forgetting your power while being Black in the academy

“I Woke Up Like This”…Thoughts of beauty from a Black Academic, Wife, & Mother

By the title of this, you may think that I am going to post something about how fly I am on the constant. How I wake up with nothing but scholarly swag. I produce books in my sleep, my ideas flow with the ease of a mighty river, so much so that I have time … More “I Woke Up Like This”…Thoughts of beauty from a Black Academic, Wife, & Mother

Not enough words…

This one is for Trayvon Martin and his family. I am not a political writer, I have never professed to be. The work I do is inherently political, but I am not one to grace my blog with witty prose and in-depth/critical analysis of current events and issues. My activism usually happens in the classroom, … More Not enough words…