Wednesday Wisdom – The Method of the Grandmother

Hello!

This week’s Wednesday wisdom  includes ideas worth sharing, admiration and the mystical way of the grandma!  My great grandfather just celebrated his 106th birthday. The love he has shown to his family and community has been broad,deep and interconnected. His life is a treasure and a testament to service, love and family. Mr. Jackson- this one is for you!

Love yourself and love each other!

The truths that live in my blood

(CW: rape and chattel slavery) A few years back I took one of those DNA tests. I know… I know…. don’t come at me y’all…..this is what I learned. I am the quintessential child of people that were enslaved.  I am 75% West African and 25% European. The slave and enslaver...

On Being Colonizers

Do y’all love Tik Tok like I do? Recently on Tik Tok there’ve been a series of videos where white folks are espousing their anger because Native American and First Nation folks are referring to them as “colonizers.” They say they’re upset because they see themselves...

We can do hard things

Racial equity work isn’t easy. It’s challenging. Emotional. It takes time.   And that’s ok, we can work with that.  What’s not ok is refusing to start or pressing pause because the work feels overwhelming or risky. What’s the biggest thing holding your organization...