Ms. Twenty Minutes

Agile in appendage attached to the end of arm, like the DJ scratch. In theory too, like conducting science experiments on writers mind. Visiting a fence of time anticipate what’s neighboring. Finger nails painted red like earlier composed rhythmic verse; head unfixed with each letter expressed. As gradual as an unhurried bobble head. Sounds distract … Continue reading Ms. Twenty Minutes

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Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality

Shirley Chisholm was the first U.S. black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives in 1961. She became the political embodiment of the needs and wants of the poverty-ridden neighborhood, Bedford Stuyvesant, in Brooklyn. This challenged the traditional ways of the patriarchal democracy found within the United States. Additionally, in 1972, with a … Continue reading Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality