Everywhere I look, there is a Facebook post, a tweet, a blog, or a website dedicated to some rant about something being wrong or a problem that needs fixing. If we would only forward an e-mail, write a sternly worded letter or join a march, we will have done our part in making the world a better, safer place. And we make it mean something to join causes that fight against injustice. We make it mean something that we are able to identify “wrongs” and point out where others, even ourselves, have failed. Some go so far as to become expert commentators on…
One of the perks of my day job is I get to see some amazing Black folks–especially sisters. And yesterday was one of those days. The uber-talented, soulful sister Ledisi came by to discuss her new book “Better Than Alright”, which she did in partnership with Essence. It hits stores today and it is a deeper portrait of this very real songstress.
Her journey has not been a Crystal Staircase but she has made it to the top her way. And it is her faith that has kept her through it all. The book is a hybrid of…
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