Skating Into a New Year

    Two years ago, my mom signed me up for a skating class at the park near my house so I would have something to do during the summer. At first I didn’t want to go because I didn’t know anyone but after watching the teachers skate, I decided I wanted to learn. For … Continue reading Skating Into a New Year


Shattering Their Expectations

  When I was young, my mother explained to me that I will always have a sign above my head; that people will always feel as if they already know what I will accomplish. She explained that some people will feel like I am a threat to them just because I’m a black girl. She … Continue reading Shattering Their Expectations