Enigma

By Omekah G. Edmondson You’re an enigma You allow light to pass through you so as to make sure others around you are able to be seen You morph, twist and reinvent to reassure just enough of you is showing to make others feel comfortable You morph. Yet YOU are uncomfortable Because you are an enigma.  You are…

Dear Black Kings

Dear my black kings,    I know you are under attack and have been since the beginning of time. So, I just wanted to take the time to remind you of the kings you are. Even though the world wishes to paint you as just monsters, hooligans, and thugs.    You are foragers of endless promise with empires…

When Growth is Your ONLY Option

By Omekah Edmondson I tend to reach for the classics when my future is looking a little fuzzy and I’m riding the struggle bus for a little too long. Low and behold I landed on Des’ree’s classic, “You Gotta Be.” This throwback really hit home for me and was just that extra push I needed…

Just like Books and Black Lives…

By Omekah Edmondson The 57th Grammy’s are where we glorify the artists that captivated our radios, iTunes playlists, in the car karaoke sessions, Snapchat escapades, and sound tracked our ups and downs throughout the year. This is the pinnacle of music where our beloved artists are rewarded for their grand efforts in producing great music…

Glory

By Omekah Edmondson It is obvious that we as a nation are hurt and are still hurting. Innocent lives are being taken away daily. Our legal systems seem to be failing us left and right, families are being torn apart, and it seems as though no one is noticing our silent cries or listening to our…

How to Take an L in Stride

By Omekah Edmondson Just envision this: you wake up and realize that you have overslept and have literally 5 minutes to get to the class that you stayed up all night studying for. You throw all of your belongings into your bag, run outside just to find out it is raining scratch that, monsooning. You…