The Middle Passage: A Story of Survival
November 24 - December 07, 2016
- Rising Beyond Poverty
I grew up in Portsmouth, Virginia in the projects called “Lincoln Park,” an area berated with crime, violence, drugs, and all of the things that come with it.
February 18 – March 2, 2016
- The Road to Money for College
The telephone rang. It was seven o’clock on a Thursday morning. Hello, I said in a scratchy voice. There was a long pause. “Greg, my mom died last night.”
November 12 - November 24, 2015
While Johannah Easley as Akeelah Anderson gave one of the best, most memorable, and believable portrayals I have ever seen, the story itself was a bit daunting.
November 13 - November 26, 2014
- Shopping While Black
I can’t tell you how many times honest Black folks go into the dressing rooms of retail stores and are asked to be checked before they enter. White folks have the privilege to feel they never have ask to be checked before they enter a dressing room.
May 15 - May 28, 2014
- Surviving the Fear of Losing Your Job
I dreaded going to work at the substance abuse treatment clinic, although I found the work to be very fulfilling. Every day I would cower at my desk as my boss berated me for not doing one thing after another the “right way.