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2017 essay

The Fourth Estate and public relations (a throwback)

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, the Ruston Daily Leader printed a letter to the editor I wrote in response to an article in the paper three days prior. They ran it under the title “Heating a genuine concern. My younger brother was, at the time, in 8th grade at the laboratory school. I texted him […]

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2015 essay

This the future: Janet Jackson

Indeed, big sister Janet already has an enduring body of artistic and philanthropic achievement, but she ain’t through.

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2015 essay this the future

This the future: Misty Copeland

The future I live and love is this woman who wrote “This is for the little brown girls” five times in the prologue of her memoir and more throughout the book. Knowing that she was a soloist with ABT…

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2015 essay social commentary this the future

This the future: Bree Newsome

This future I live and love is a 30-year old Bree Newsome scaling a flag pole in South Carolina to take down the Confederate battle flag of northern Virginia.

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2015 essay this the future Uncategorized

This the Future: Prologue + Roll Camera!

Prologue What does the future look like? I think it’s green and yellow and blue – warm flowing into and out of cool in the right places, sometimes bold and sometimes laid back. It’s deceptively powerful silvery gray and bluish gray. And vibrant, tingling orange. And black. Not black how people use it to connote […]