Donna M. Jackson: Sociologist Redefining Empathy and Value

Examining the Black Community, Donna M. Jackson emphasizes the importance of reclaiming our self-worth. Let’s get honest with ourselves for a moment. Let’s get real with the feelings that we’ve let simmer on the back burner long enough. Constantly focused on cooking up our next idea that will hopefully take us to better positions than where we are in life. Yes, goal setting is important … Continue reading Donna M. Jackson: Sociologist Redefining Empathy and Value

B. Michael Long: Redefining Free-Thinking Through Poetry

Kansas City poet, B. Michael Long shares how his curious mind works to shift the narrative forward. If one is seeking wisdom, there is a conscious choice being made to grow. In cases of writers, their words become more particular, intentionally slated to cause a ripple effect of change. The resources and influences for the words can be found through experiences, whether recent or seasoned. … Continue reading B. Michael Long: Redefining Free-Thinking Through Poetry

Reonda Thompson: Delightfully Daring Poet

How this writer boldly uses her gift to find herself and encourages others to do the same. Words are everywhere. Being flung about in their many mediums and then sticking to us for only our own individual reasons. The relationship between us and them, is a relentless search for growth and understanding. Specifically, understanding one another. The dialogue serves as a bridge of communication that … Continue reading Reonda Thompson: Delightfully Daring Poet

Danielle Davis: World Shaping Poet and Writer

The art of writing is as flexible as it is transformative. The intentions staring you in the face are as clear as the black, sharp font in front of you now. Or the hidden gems that wait for your mind to catch up to it is fantastical measures. That control all found within the uniqueness of the author’s hand. Each genre tying back to them … Continue reading Danielle Davis: World Shaping Poet and Writer

Wildflower Project: Ode to Black Writers of Kansas City

The anticipated writer’s series set to start in less than two weeks Here is the thing about Black writers of Kansas City; we reflect a unique group of explorers and leaders through our talents. We are risk-takers, imagination drivers and critical believers of our words and work. Traveling with the wind, collecting experiences like trinkets to be given. We continue circulating our precious stories, planted … Continue reading Wildflower Project: Ode to Black Writers of Kansas City