#ThisIsTheBeginningOfAnEssay

Soon after the birth of my son, I developed a hashtag, which has started to gain some traction among my friends:  #ThisIsTheBeginningOfAnEssay.  It was an acknowledgement that my energy to write an extended essay is truncated by the energy needed for mothering and partnering.  I have been collecting snippets through Facebook especially, using the hashtag personally, [...]

One Quote Response: Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. Cooper

Eloquent Rage:  A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. CooperIt's been a minute since last I wrote my one quote responses, but since my last post, I finished How Long 'Til Black Futures Month? by N. K. Jemisin and Eloquent Rage:  A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney C. Cooper.  While Jemisin's book was [...]

A reading list for sabbatical and work plan

For the projects that I have decided to take on, I need to read in a few different areas, including Black Feminism, revolutionary mothering, the lives of women, Critical Race Theory, Indigenous Studies, and some select volumes of poetry.  These are the books that I have with me or that should be arriving soon, should [...]