We envision a world where Carnival is celebrated, where sex positivity and pleasure are the norm.
I was raised by a single mother who worked three jobs to provide me and my brothers with everything we needed and most of what we wanted. Growing up, there never was a large focus on financial literacy or prepping for my future. Now, I wish there had been.
When the decision to have children occurs in a Black family, thoughts of loss and death at the hands of the state often pervade their reality.
The criminalization of the Black community is breaking up the Black family and by doing so is perpetuating the cycles of poverty and oppression in our society.
Like many others, I’m sure, I was raised among many women who taught me deep and powerful life lessons.