I know, I’m late. But just like “the man upstairs,” I’m right on time! It’s easy to forget that money has power, especially when you have little to none of either. It’s even more so easy to forget that we can use our money to support causes in other ways than financial donations, though we… Continue reading Buying Black Holiday Gift Guide 2017
In the Summer 2016 issue of Oxford American, John T. Edge and Tunde Wey discuss racial privilege and appropriation in contemporary notions of the South and Southern food.
“Room Enough to Say What I Mean”: An Interview with Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon by the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress
Nikki Finney reads, “The Good Fight, Again,” at the South Carolina Progressive Network’s Women’s March in Columbia, South Carolina.
2 Cornish game hen 2 tsp. olive oil, divided 1.5 tbsp. fresh tarragon (chopped) 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. course ground black pepper 1 tsp. thyme 1 tsp. sage ½ tsp. celery seed 1 orange 1 onion 3 cloves garlic Preheat oven to 350ºF Washed and dry the hens. Just do it now, Martha! You… Continue reading Cornish, Is you Game, Hen…with Tarragon, Orange, and White Wine Sauce
1½ lbs broccoli 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2-3 cups (8 oz) sliced mushroom 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1-2 tbsp ground ginger ½ lemon Invite your gossip friend over. While you’re waiting… Chop broccoli as desired. Wash it first, don’t be a nasty ass. Heat the oil over medium heat in a… Continue reading Where’s the Tea, or Lemon Ginger Broccoli with Mushroom
My own personal history with HIV is at the front of my mind when I think about Michael L. Johnson. Johnson, who is born the year after me in 1991. Johnson, the Lindenwood University student and star athlete. Johnson, who was arrested before graduation and charged with one count of “recklessly infecting another with HIV”… Continue reading Between Michael L. Johnson and the Dark Street Corner