Just Sayin’

Read forward. Listen up. Black women are speaking. We and our allies have a lot to say about politics, cultures, the state of our families and the state of the world. We share commentaries, profiles, poetry, podcasts and essays. 

Profiles and Posts

The New Year brings challenges and anxieties, so we've decided to kickoff 2023 with a gift—a powerful meditation session envisioning joy. Join Olivia Scott in a guided journey claim your joy.
In our inaugural Sisters' Rights commentary, Juanita Barton shares what it means to resist in the "assault on wokeness" in order to preserve Black history.
Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock’s re-election closes out the 2022 Midterm Election season. His victory reflects ground power activism and investment in the long game.

Poetry Corner

One year after Breonna Taylor's senseless murder, poet Bernadine "Dine" Watson pays tribute across space, time and sameness.
Rosemari Mealy’s exquisite poem takes us on an enduring, emotional journey to the post-emancipation period now known as Juneteenth.
“She was a person of the folks,” said poet and literary critic Sterling Brown who sheds love and light in this poem simply titled Ma Rainey.