For as long as I can remember, I’ve ALWAYS looked up to my mother. When my dad couldn’t be there, my mom showed up with a presence so loving, it was as if she brought two strong parents in one body.  One of my fondest childhood memories is how my mom did Christmas. If you’ve ever seen a…

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December 2, 2020 Dear Ariana, When I dropped you off last Friday, I knew it would be a lil while before I’d see you again. We had an amazing Thanksgiving together, one that was full of love and really embraced your Black roots. We were back home in Gary, IN. With everything going on in…

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