Fannie Lou Hamer

In light of the continued and very intentional voter suppression taking place fifty-five years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965, it seems befitting to put the focus on the woman who played a pivotal role in this fight for justice. Fannie Lou Hamer entered the world, Fannie Lou Townsend, on October 6, 1917. She…

I Am Not Okay

Every struggle is different, even during a collective time of uncertainty, hate, illness, death, where anxiety is at an all-time high. Now more than ever, it needs to be okay to say, “I am NOT okay”. My first introduction to suicide was at the ripe old age of twelve.  I was in seventh grade when…