“I am a mother please don’t kill my kids.” A Black woman sitting down during protest, shows her protest sign. | Washington, D.C. 13 Jun 2020 | Photography Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

I Shoulda Youtubed “How To Canoe” Before My Trip

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Starkly different means to a relationship’s end based on gender

Composite photo by author of photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash & image by Savana Price from Pixabay

What effect will the downfall of R. Kelly have on “sugar daddy” culture?

R. Kelly mugshot photo| Public domain | Wikimedia Commons

Travel Adventures In Inline Skating

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Reinforcing The 1619 Project through genealogical research

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A letter to myself about pursuing writing

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The experience sparked an online debate

Not the Avon lady! | From the author’s collection

Concurring with Killmonger’s motives though not his methods

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Joel A. Johnson

Family man, & creative who enjoys karaoke, poetry, & balance sports (skating & skiing). I focus on social justice. Writes for The Lark, AfroSapiophile, WEOC

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