Last Sunday afternoon I stopped at a gas station for a drink. A tired looking Black man, in his late forties to early fifties, was standing outside the gas station. I could tell he was a pan handler because he was waiting outside the building watching people come and go. I parked my car in front… Continue reading Who do Black Men Value?
I have had several customer service jobs in my life. My career has mostly consisted of working in retail and I have had restaurant jobs as well. I have learned a lot about the human race while working as a public servant. Some of it is good. Some is just matter of fact. Much of what… Continue reading Waitressing While Black – Shannon in Kansas City
https://www.yahoo.com/tv/emmys-viola-davis-lead-actress-in-a-drama-129544120705.html I really like Viola Davis’ acceptance speech at the Emmy’s on Sunday. It has been on my mind since I heard it. She is absolutely right. There is no difference between Black women and anyone else other than the opportunities that we are offered. I’m not a Black woman in Hollywood but I am… Continue reading Viola Davis’ Acceptance Speech