The first time I celebrated Kwanzaa I was in college and, as the freshman representative for the Black Student Union, I was responsible for organizing a campus-wide event. This first celebration [...]
This year, I will celebrate Kwanzaa for the first time since I was a teen. This decision falls during one of the most tumultuous years in my life, and in world history, and feels like a natural [...]
Black men are crying uncontrollably in public. Clips of Black men hugging are going viral. Black mothers and fathers are unabashedly showing unconditional love for their children. Something [...]
AN OPEN LETTER TO AFRICANS ON THE CONTINENT AND IN THE DIASPORA FROM COMMUNITY HEALING NETWORK, INC.
We are escaping. Come with us. We are escaping from the 600-year-old narrative of White superiority and Black inferiority. We are on the road to emotional emancipation, healing, wellness, [...]
It was about clearing the way, in the most profound sense, for a renaissance for people of African ancestry around the world. It was about being in a place intimately associated with the [...]
Reflection and Inspiration: On the Movement for Emotional Emancipation and the August 2019 Valuing Black Lives Summit
As a man of Yoruba lineage, dedicating myself to the emotional emancipation of African people, cultures, and communities is my mission and mandate. It’s what must be done, here and now, to heal [...]