Remembering Korryn Gaines, 1 Year Later

Today, Brown Girls Out Loud is kicking off our Milk and Motherhood series. In the coming days and weeks, we will celebrate life and love but before we do, we will honor Korryn Gaines and acknowledge the mother she was not permitted to be. In her death, let's remember that her life was revolutionary and …

For Philando, Nabra and Charleena

Friday afternoon, a verdict of "not guilty" was announced. Officer Jeronimo Yanez walked out of Minneapolis courthouse a free man on Friday, 11 short months after murdering Philando Castile. Phil (as he was known) was killed in a traffic stop when his fiancée, Diamond, was pulled over. Yanez approached the vehicle. Phil disclosed that he …

Miss Bland

Today, Sandra Bland would have turned 30 years old. When I turned 30, I was home with a 3 day old baby. Maybe Sandra would be home doing the same thing today. Or maybe prepping for a trip to LA or Vegas to meet up with her girls, of whom she hadn't seen together since …