WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS?
 
 

In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
My partner’s mother has been dead 11 years now; mine will have been dead nine years in May.  

In This Life

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Time has a way of healing, but Jered is always in my thoughts. The month of September brings him back full force.   

Looking for Mr. McNabb

3 Comments · Friday, August 2, 2013
When I moved to another apartment building here in Covington, Kentucky at the end of January, my decision was to stay pretty much to myself and not get involved with my neighbors.  

Empty Bedrooms (for Trayvon, for Us)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 17, 2013
I talked to my kids about Trayvon Martin, the flaws and intricacies of the American judicial system, about racial profiling and about how the smallest of bad choices can keep them from coming home at the end of the day.  

Until It's Time for You to Go

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 10, 2013
We’re all, most of us, anyway, waiting together for 93-year-old Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela to go. But, really? How much can one man bear? How much beating? How much ostracization? How many lies? How much defamation, alienation and starvation?   

Aralee Strange: 1944-2013

1 Comment · Wednesday, June 19, 2013
There was this woman with a deep, slow drawl spoken in something between a rasp and a whisper who had a lightning bolt inked high on her right cheekbone not as thuggery, irony or defiance but as a simple, stunning marker adding to the mystique of a woman easily mistaken in her era-defying androgyny for a man.   

Of the Dead Speak No Evil

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Anyone who knows the Allen brothers knows it’s a blessing and an honor to do so, but some of us have no idea these men are walking-around Black History Month icons.  

The Hours

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 12, 2013
 What work ethic I have — especially the stamina and energy to plow through until the end — I got from her. Our mother never stopped. My three blood siblings and the four stepchildren she raised can all attest to the fact that she never stopped parenting us.  

#RestInPeace

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2012
If a public figure’s name is trending on Twitter, you can generally assume one of the following: They just cut their hair (GASP!), updated their relationship status or died.   

Crime and Punishment: Locally and Globally

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Although he’s done his best to keep it under wraps, it appears Cincinnati Police Chief Thomas Streicher Jr. had a change of heart about his No. 2 man in the department. Either that, or the complaint filed by the police union forced him to reconsider. Responding to a public records request by CityBeat, a police spokeswoman confirmed that Lt. Col. Richard Janke, the assistant chief with the most seniority, has been given his old job back as Investigations Bureau Commander.  

0|1
 
Close
Close
Close