Where My Family At?

Over the last few years I have been looking into my family genealogy. As you my know for African American families a lot of our family history has been lost or not written (and in some cases not told). Prior to 1870’s, the slave census only gave the slave owners name and whether or not … Continue reading

Short Story: “After Thirteen Years”

This was the second time Suzanne’s heart was beating fast just like it had when they first met. That afternoon was ordinary but rich with possibilities. As Denise walked by, her tethered sweater wrapped around her waist gently touched Suzanne’s arm. But it was not the touch that caused her to look up, it was … Continue reading