Saving Our Girls

My heart aches for our girls on a daily basis. In the past month, we have heard of two major beatings with deadly consequences. The first was the untimely death of 16-year-old Wilmington teenager Amy Joyner-Francis, and the second was the sad death of 17-year-old Brooklyn teenager Ta'Jae Warner. No matter what the circumstances were … Continue reading Saving Our Girls

Demand A Plan To End Toy Gun Violence

Yesterday, I was saddened to learn about the police-involved shooting of a black male youth in Baltimore. On the one-year anniversary of the Freddie Gray riots, I was concerned that this shooting could create another uprising. Thankfully, my former home remained calm. The youth was brandishing a BB gun, which unfortunately looked like a real … Continue reading Demand A Plan To End Toy Gun Violence

Prayers for Amy

Still praying for the family and friends of Amy Joyner #SayHerName #AmyJoyner #RIPAmy

Do More

  Since the untimely death of Prince Rogers Nelson, we all have shared so many images, clips, and quotes of the icon known as Prince. Yet, of all the clips and posts that I shared about Prince, this has to be the most touching. I pray that this resonates with you as much as it did … Continue reading Do More