The Only Good Travel Ban(d)

After speed grading my student’s final papers and submitting the first iteration of my qualifying exam bibliography, I took off…

Mother’s Day Mortality

Not to be grim on this Mother’s Day, but I recently came across this NYT article about Black women’s health…

Conference Vibes–AERA 2018

Recently, I attended the American Educational Research Associations’ 2018 conference, which was held in NYC this year April 13-17.  This…

The Yogis are Coming!

Three of my favorite Black yogi’s are coming to NYC this summer, and I won’t be going to see any…

Grocery Haul: April 2018

During this month’s trip to Trader Joe’s, I spent a grand total of $84.85 While this was slightly more than…

Breaking Productively 2k18

Finally….. While I planned to take it easy and have a “staycation” this Spring Break, I’m actually trapped at home…

Protein Powder #Vega4Life

(Y’all…I just want to let you know that I am alive.  Grading 45 of my student’s midterms, planning for conferences…

Black Panther

I, like most of the people I know, have been super hype about Black Panther.  The depiction of Black superheroes…