I am Art

I have yet to master the Art of Self-care. Yes, I identify it as Art because each of us are so different in many ways and our challenge is to be creative in defining  and mastering those skills of self-care to best fit our own needs. We create our lives through trial and error. I…

They Stopped Me

They stopped me. I walked into my colleagues office first thing in the morning just to role play. It’s crazy how I’m 7 years into my profession and I have to role play because as a black woman from the South Bronx, I may come across as too forward, ghetto or as the ANGRY BLACK…

You lost me at ivy league isn’t for everyone

I stayed late tonight to assist with our open house. Families had not arrived yet so I engaged in conversation with my colleagues. I noticed one of my students helping to place the books back on the bookshelf and I invited her to join our conversation. I spoke of how hard this student works and…