love and death : rebirth in grief

Today makes the second year anniversary of my father losing his battle to prostate cancer. In the two years he has been gone, I have been in a theoretical cocoon - a really deep depression marked by an aching quest to find myself again. Losing a parent is the most difficult thing I have ever …

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Black Immigrants Matter

Thirty - five years ago today, my father arrived in America. My mother would join him the following January. He came on a scholarship to obtain his Masters from Denver University. He came to escape what would become the First Liberian Civil War - a twenty year conflict that would claim the lives of millions. …

BLP in Chicago

I am so excited to be facilitating a workshop about the art of writing about love and identity politics. If you're in the Chicago area, please come see me! This workshop will occur during the 2017 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitationals (CUPSI), so come check out all of the amazing teams competing, particularly Tulane (me …

Did Ya Miss Me?

We're back! Black Love Project has evolved into a cultural institute dedicated to preserving the legacy of the music and history of black people. We do so by focusing on love, music and history. Come with as we continue our exploration of the African Diaspora.