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Winfred Hawkins

Deconstructing Winfred Hawkins – There’s more than meets the eye I first met Winfred in 2012. We had a mutual friend who invited us and a few other people to a movie discussion group. I didn’t think much of it at the time. As time went on, I met other people and would occasionally run […]


#yeswecode at the Essence Festival

This past weekend,I was fortunate enough to be able to volunteer for an initiative called #yeswecode at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. #Yeswecode  is an initiative started by Van Jones, backed by Prince and made possible thanks to Kalimah Priforce, Ayori Selassie and many more that I saw working incredibly hard during long hours […]


Red’s Little School House

Red’s Little School House ( Not the Little Red School house as it is sometimes erroneously called) is located in Grady, AL about 30 miles from Montgomery. A perfect destination trip for me, a professional procrastinator. I take pride in my ability to avoid things I have to or should do by going on impromptu mini […]