I love social media. Between FB, Twitter, and Instagram, I am regularly posting, reading, and sharing with friends and followers alike. As a writer, speaker, and indie publisher, social media has proven to be a great way to crowd-source ideas, promote work, and build relationships and communities with readers and other writers. As a person… Continue reading When Social Media Both Saves and Sucks
Originally posted on TIFFANY MARTÍNEZ:
My name is Tiffany Martínez. As a McNair Fellow and student scholar, I’ve presented at national conferences in San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami. I have crafted a critical reflection piece that was published in a peer-reviewed journal managed by the Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education…
I consider myself a peaceful person. For me, this simply means that I don’t believe that most problems can be solved through violence or aggression. I’ve lived most of my life by the mantra that says, “conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.” I don’t avoid confrontations but I certainly don’t take up arms every… Continue reading Why Revolt Remains on the Table
All things considered, 2015 was a great year for my writing. I released my ninth book and wrote numerous articles for digital pubs like The Chronicle Vitae, Ebony.com, The Guardian, and DAME Magazine. So I’m not terribly surprised that here on my own blog, the posts that had the most views were the ones that… Continue reading Race, Faith, Family, and Health: My Top 5 Posts from 2015
Happy New Year! 2016, huh. Aren’t we supposed to be driving flying cars or something a la the Jetsons? Lol. In many ways, I’m humbled, and dare I say, excited to see another year. As grateful as I am for every blessin’ and lesson, I can’t say that I wasn’t happy to see 2015 leave. Just… Continue reading All joy. All the time.
The outrage that is bubbling just under my skin, in my heart…is near boiling. Like Jeremiah, “…his word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot.” (Jeremiah 20:9) Only now…a literal fire. Arson. 7 churches in the South. 7 predominantly… Continue reading Church, Your Legs Are Burning!
Originally posted on Chasing the Promise:
Eyes heavy, Spirit fed So different Pause I think about my past Passion, Fire, Prophetic Voice Having no true north Effective for the season but ungrounded See children speak from sources passed onto them Saying foolish, feeble things because secondhand, threadbare theology is what they put on Now I…