Strides: Update 3, part 1

Welcome to Strides: Update 3, my latest update on real-life moves towards a home in the country, on a budget, as a Black, American, Millenial, Female. ••• Connecting Over the past several months, I had the privilege of connecting with Professor Emily Bernard and Professor Jonathan Howard, in thinking through the following topics, respectively: the complexity and nuance of black identity... Continue Reading →

The Spark of Inspiration: Lorraine Hansberry

"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?" -Langston Hughes, 'Harlem' Once upon the twenty first century, March 11, 1959 to be precise, a twenty-eight year old African American, female, middle class-raised, college drop-out, intellectual, journalist, activist, artist, communist, interracially married, queer, Chicago native author saw her... Continue Reading →

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