We’re thrilled to share the winners of the Writing Black Joy Contest, sponsored in partnership with MBK Boston, 826 Boston, and GrubStreet. This contest was launched on September 12th, 2020, which was officially declared Black Joy Day in the City of Boston. Black Joy Day is a time to appreciate and celebrate our power to uplift ourselves and othersContinue reading “Writing BlackJoy Contest Winners”
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BlackJoy Writing Contest
Over the last several months, I’ve read many news reports of our pain, suffering, how we are the most affected by COVID-19. In the media, just being Black has become synonymous with some sort of calamity. Yet over this same period on calls and zoom, I’ve listened to uplifting stories and had beautiful conversations about #Blackjoy:Continue reading “BlackJoy Writing Contest”
Thank you for all your support to make our first BlackJoy Day a success. My heart is so full of gratitude to everyone who embraced the vision and meaning of the day and showed your support, whether in person or virtually. BlackJoy Day was meant to be a moment for us to unapologetically embrace our God-givenContinue reading “Thank You”
Open Letter to My Brothers
Our greatness is older than our oppression. Our community, our people, need us to rise in our purpose to make way for the radical imagination of our youth and honor the lived wisdom of our elders.