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Summer Camp | Vietnam, 2019

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Free Black Woman

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The Right Side Of The Shift

  The fight for liberation is a universal human endeavor. Black women who are doing the work to decolonize their mind in an effort to get us all free understand this deeply. We free everyone when we free ourselves. The truth is, much of these systems that benefit whom we call privileged, which is each

THE FREEDOM OF BLACK NATIONS

I was a teenager when I first started to travel to Black nations in the Caribbean and Africa, there was an ease of being that at the time I could not explain with elegant words and deep analysis. It was simply a feeling. I was living the intersections of being a young Black American woman,

EQUALITY IS NOT THE FIGHT

I AM NOT AN "EXPAT"

FREEDOM NOTES FROM A BLACK MOTHER TO HER DAUGHTER ON HER 12TH BIRTHDAY.

Dear Solana, One of the most painful lessons I have ever learned resulted in your life. Every single tear was worth it. You made me a God among goddesses and a warrior. But the pain I endured, I desperately hope you can avoid. I labored over all the important things I wanted to tell you

Nyepi. A moment of silence for the world.

Last night my baby girl and I were packing to leave the US to sit out the pandemic in Morocco. I made a decision that worked for us. I can only pray my gut is leading me in the right direction. The more we prepare the more I realize how much I need this pause.

The Ideal T. Barnes Global Traveler

THE IDEAL T. BARNES TRAVELER As we continue to move throughout the world and make our presence known as the Traveling Diaspora, we realize you have hundreds of options to choose from as it relates to who you chose to travel with. As we enter this new decade and this new culture of bridging the

FOR THE LOVE OF TAMPONS

There is a conspiracy around the world to hide all the tampons from me. I keep getting caught out here unprepared and on the prowl. First the mad hunt in Vietnam that came up empty. Then the hunt around Brava, Cape Verde to get the ONLY box on tampons on the whole island. It was