Who’s Writing A Book This Year?

Originally posted on BLACK&GIFTED:
I meet people all the time who want to write a book. I talked to a brilliant secretary who told me she had eight books saved on her computer that she’s never done anything with. I talked to a community activist who wrote 300 pages and gave it to…

To My Daughter On Graduation Day

A few years back, I learned to stop apologizing for bringing you into this world surrounded by less than ideal circumstances. I would have never been who I am today without September 17th, 1993, when the nurse handed me your little wrinkly 3 pounds and 10-ounce body. Then seeing your inquiring eyes. Later, hearing you…