Just Sayin’

Read forward. Listen up. We’ve got a lot to say from the state of our families to the state of the world. We share commentaries, profiles, poems, podcasts and essays.

Profiles and Posts

The voices of Black and Brown transwomen are often lost in history. This month, we honor their contributions and center them in the movements they created.
Black women are the highest educated U.S. demographic, but degrees are not closing the racial homeownership and wealth gap.
Rebuilding hope, justice, equity and equality in the midst of the pandemic and a new political, racial and social justice era.

Poetry Corner

One year after Breonna Taylor's senseless murder, poet Bernadine "Dine" Watson pays tribute across space, time and sameness.
Rosemari Mealy’s exquisite poem takes us on an enduring, emotional journey to the post-emancipation period now known as Juneteenth.
“She was a person of the folks,” said poet and literary critic Sterling Brown who sheds love and light in this poem simply titled Ma Rainey.