Kid Fury and Crissle gave Seattle an oasis of blackness with The Read Live

I have been a faithful listener of The Read podcast for a while now. My Thursday routine wouldn’t be complete without my weekly dose of Kid Fury and Crissle. I live for the opening song, the black excellence segment, the hot topics, and the read. I don’t actually care about the listeners questions but we …

I went to the Black Women in Tech Summit and it was awesome

I didn’t have a traditional path to a tech career. I started out as a magazine journalism major. During my junior year, I made the decision to learn how to build websites because I knew print wasn’t going to be around. Even then, publications were growing their web presence and I wanted to be in …

i’ll take my starbucks with a shot of shackles and shock

my body woke me up from what i can only assume was a peaceful sleep at 5am saturday morning. my reaction was anything but peaceful. i struggled to fall back to sleep for a few hours before i just gave up. i had a pretty lengthy to-do list so i decided to get started. first …

revolutions are started by students

dear high school and college students, i write this love letter to you as i’m struggling to mend my broken heart. i weep as yet another legal decision ignores evidence of a crime, instead choosing to minimize the value of black and brown lives in this version of america you are soon to inherit. i …