You may remember a few months ago when Melissa Harris Perry, writer, professor, television host, and political commentator, walked away from her role as commentator at MSNBC. In the process of quitting her job, MSNBC denied operating on the backend to cancel her show. I want to highlight Melissa Harris Perry in our Wonder Woman series […]

It’s a rhetorical question, really. One I’ve been thinking about, a lot, lately. I wasn’t raised to be a risk taker. Quite the opposite. I was raised to be logical, careful, thoughtful. My risk-taking personality has been somewhat of a frustration to my mother who is by far the most logical person I know and […]

Books are made, in part, for summer. Warm summer nights at the park or in my back yard, beach days, flights and vacations; the lush, green, sunny days of summer beg for a book to be brought into its midst. This year, I kept my Summer Reading List shorter than usual. My goal is to […]