“By hell there is nothing you can do that you want and by heaven you are going to do it anyway”
- Top Story - February 2021
- Top Story - February 2022
Reneta Cherlise’s Black Archives; The Intersection Of Black History, Present, and Future.
History belongs to the victors, so we’ve been told. In many ways, this has proven true. American history is most often documented through the lens or perspective of the white victors. This holds true across the African diaspora. The ability to connect with one’s past and see nuanced representation is a gift.
We Have Always Lived In Darkness.
The men noticed us. Despite endless layers of clothing, they lusted after our shapeless bodies. When the sun retreated and the world plunged into early darkness, experts predicted a lull in romance, but the opposite happened. We were in an extended cuffing season.