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House On the Corner

Memories fade but some things keep popping back into the forefront.

The Dreams We Control

“We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.” ― Lois Lowry, The Giver We’re taught from an early age that our future is what we…

Would’ves and Could’ves

I felt happy. A little distracted but happy nonetheless as I sat with my mentee during a senior send-off event earlier this week in East Harlem. I never…

Rising Like Affleck’s Back Tat #weekendcoffeeshare

If we were having coffee… I’d tell you that Life is the utmost asshole. Of course, I don’t have a monopoly on this sentiment and you’d likely nod…

What I Learned Making Thanksgiving Dinner Confidence comes at strange moments

“Do you want traditional Thanksgiving or subversive Thanksgiving dinner?” I was intrigued. This was the first Thanksgiving M and I weren’t traveling. I assumed we were going to…

Liza Jane

She was, by all accounts, the cutest dog I’ve ever met. Short, black fur covering her lean body, and a white tip on the tail–all of which turned…

A Trip Down Memory Lane: College Edition, Part 2 Academic struggles and a way forward

Previously: None of this is a good approach on how to go to college after high school. None of it. And this was only a sliver of the…

Undoing Racism Resurfacing Agitation

All white people are racist. That was the cliffhanger the trainers left us with on a Saturday evening. We just spent eight hours together dissecting racism and its…