ED attends panel at NYU called Riding a Shifting Tide: Engaging Across Communities and Issues Silos in 2012 and BeyondPosted 12/9/2011
When I was in elementary school, there was someone within the administration that randomly asked me to sit on his lap one day. It was an awkward moment, an uncomfortable moment and one that later defined how I raise my own son. Luckily, I was taught to recognize the signs of a ped… Read more..
Today, the world will officially pay their final respects to a friend, mentor, brother, father, son, musical genius and role model. Dwight Errington Myers, known better as Heavy D or “Hev” to his family, was one of those rare individuals who not only possessed natural, unfiltered talent, but someone who used his notoriety to uplift others both through his music and in his e… Read more..
As I stood holding family members of Zurana Horton this week, my tears turned to anger as I replayed the imagery in my mind of the mother of 12 being gunned down as she used herself as a shield from…
As I stood holding family members of Zurana Horton this week, my tears turned to anger as I replayed the imagery in my mind of the mother of 12 being gunned down as she used herself as a shield from the bullets that were flying at the kids being let out of school in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Last week, I asked the all-important question, “When Does Supportin… Read more..
A few days ago, a couple of girlfriends and I got together for dinner to catch up, vent and let off some overheated steam. What started off as escapism from our every day battles quickly transformed into a precise focus on those… Read more..