“I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions.” – …Black History–Zora Neale Hurston
Quote of the Day—Too funny not to reshare Bahahahaha!!
Happy Saturday! It’s cold outside so my plan is to stay inside and read all day long! What are your Saturday plans?What do you do when it’s cold …Quote of the Day
Repost-Why Black Writers Matter
“Black writers matter because we are the credible sources of our stories.”Why Black Writers Matter
James Baldwin On Black Writers
James Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) Given the conditions in this country to be a black writer was impossible. … My father didn’t think …James Baldwin On Black Writers
The Melanated Nerd Is Aggressively Pursuing Happiness
Posting a bit late but still realizing I made it to the end of a dope week! I have discovered putting on makeup can actually be therapeutic. The Audio portion of the video will be part of my Podcast TNFro Is Reading on Sunday. I completely agree, I am so confused in the beginning! https://videopress.com/v/O1fk3OIA?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&playsinline=true&preloadContent=metadata … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Aggressively Pursuing Happiness
The Melanated Nerd Is Asking What Does Montell Jordan and Florida Line Have In Common?
Today the sun rose clear and bright and I am alive to see it! I live in a city where @taconooga exists! OMG mango guacamole is a thing and it is righteous! https://www.instagram.com/tnfroisreading/ The commonality between Montell and Florida Georgia Line both different musical genres but made it to my music list for today. You … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Asking What Does Montell Jordan and Florida Line Have In Common?
The Melanated Nerd Is Shaking A Tail-feather Positioning Myself For Maximum Joy
I never had time to think about personal happiness and joy and actively seeking both. There are real and imagined roadblocks that keep you from being happy. It is possible to seriously be happy and satisfied without having to bungee jump or go over waterfalls in a barrel. It is possible to look forward to … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Shaking A Tail-feather Positioning Myself For Maximum Joy
TNFro Is Reading…COVID and RIPower, Book Banning, Adding to Theme Music, and Reading from 4 Bridges
This episode is talking about the latest in COVID Shenanigans, Book Banning and Whitewash continuation, chair dancing, and reading from 4 Bridges Over Chattanooga. Check out Dale's Angels Inc Blog for notes from this episode and other subjects. All music in the podcast is credit and available for immediate streaming on iTunes or wherever you … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…COVID and RIPower, Book Banning, Adding to Theme Music, and Reading from 4 Bridges
The Melanated Nerd Is Listening…But That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean I Believe Anything You Have To Say
I start this chilly Friday morning doing what I do most every morning. Get In My Belly I grind my coffee wait for it to Drip finish. I feed my dog and take my meds. I scan the paper timesfreepress.com, skipping over something stupid that a state representative has said. I skip over the fact … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Listening…But That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean I Believe Anything You Have To Say
The Melanated Nerd Is Reading The 1619 Project And Writing A Prospective As A Descendant Of The Middle Passage Victims
Do You Even know what the Middle Passage is? Slave Ship, packed with my ancestors Did you know the arrival of 20 Angolans in August of 1619 arrived 1 full year before the Puritans landed at Plymouth Rock and would spark race based slavery that would define race relations for another 400 years and we … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Reading The 1619 Project And Writing A Prospective As A Descendant Of The Middle Passage Victims