Writing to Preserve My Family on the Page

“Family has blessed my life and trusted me to tell our stories for true. To render us on the page in recognizable ways. From the first word to the last.” artwork courtesy of Catapult; Jacket design courtesy of algonquin books Read the full essay here Published by Catapult Photography by Samia Minnicks

Music Made the Moonrise…

The mask requirement could not hide the excitement in anyone’s eyes when MC Lyte took the stage to kick off I Am Woman: A Celebration of Women in Hip Hop at the Kennedy Center a couple of weeks ago. The lineup was spectacular–OGs like MC Lyte, Yo Yo, Monie Love and Da Brat sharing the stage withContinue reading “Music Made the Moonrise…”