Tag: Jussie Smollett

To Be Black & Gay in America…

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  When I first learned of the recent racist and homophobic attack on Empire star Jussie Smollett, I wanted to respond immediately but I couldn’t. I couldn’t because I was paralyzed by trauma, guilt, anger and grief. […]

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