On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye.  That’s what’s bothering me.  But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing

They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)

Can I just say that I low-key have a crush on Michelle Williams’s fiancé Chad Johnson? When I first heard news of this engagement, my first thoughts were: Wasn’t she already with someone?  Well, good for her. Oh!  He’s White!! At least someone loves us… we can always count on a White man to appreciate … Continue reading They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)

Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN

Wow.  Read this. Today.  It will be worth your while.  I promise. The year has only yet begun, but I believe that this is one of the year’s most powerful piece of writing.  And this part was especially powerful (to me at least): “In our early hearings. you brought your Bible into the courtroom and … Continue reading Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN