JUNETEENTH

JUNETEENTH I didn’t learn about Juneteenth until I was taught…but I didn’t learn about it in school. It wasn’t until June 2012 when my then TX coworker Melanie Braddy-Skipper of Lena’s Delight Catering & Events, (who can cook her entire face off by the way) asked me if I was interested in the Juneteenth potluck. […]

AND WHAT WILL WE DO WITH THE TIME THAT REMAINS? #Authenticiteespeaks

About a month ago or so; my daughter, one of my best friends and I went to see Toni Morrison’s documentary entitled: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am It was SPECTACULAR. Riveting from beginning to end. So much so that my life….no our lives were significantly impacted. That day we renewed vows to ourselves. We […]

Dad, Meet My Husband, Kevin Arthur | #TheRootSalutesBlackFathers

Dad, Meet My Husband, Kevin Arthur I dedicate this Father’s Day piece to my husband of over 17 years, Kevin Arthur.   Disclaimer Being married or in a relationship does not always display rose petals on silk sheets and fireworks above huddled hearts. There are times when times are inexplicably tough. Be it external trauma, […]