It’s a sunny warm day in early May, and I’m on the Long Island Railroad headed east, all the way east, to Montauk, where I’ve rented an Airbnb to parti…
I started thinking about writing about this the day Derek Chauvin was convicted and Ma’Khia Bryant was murdered. And then I had a very hard conversatio…
The last two weeks have been horrific and traumatic. A white terrorist killed eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women, in what was undeni…
Slow your eye roll. I am not about to tell you, bedraggled war-torn soldiers of the ‘20s, that what you need is a hot 5 to 60 minutes of meditative sil…
Well moms, the jig is up! We’ve been revealed as broken husks of humans, barely clinging to sanity, let alone finding time for a shower. This week the …
I’m writing to you from the magical land of Maplewood, NJ…ever heard of it? Maybe you, like I and 10,000 other families, stumbled across this piece and…
Dear Donald John Trump, You lied to us, you stole from us, you hated us, you beat us, you mocked us, you tried to turn us against each other, you spat …
Living through 2020 has reminded me of the first baby postpartum days, when you wonder how much of this is temporary, how much of this is just the haze…
Welcome to Thoughts on Things* by me, Jessica James. Activist, organizer, antiracist in training; consultant, coach and facilitator; Mom, Mama, Mommy S…