yesterday i was lucky enough to experience We All Write Presents BirthWrite at Geva Theatre – what a rousing cocktail of truth, empowerment, vulnerability, humor, wisdom, sisterhood, and magnificent words. thank u Tokeya C. Graham, Lu Highsmith, Reenah Oshun Golden, Selena Fleming and Kristen Gentry for ur artistry.
today i attended a plaque dedication followed by lunch at Barakah Muslim Charity on jefferson ave in rochester. not only was it wonderful to see many activists and friends, but also to witness barakah’s work expand with their neighborhood soup kitchen, backpack drive, and support for refugees. thank u Irshad Altheimer, Munye Abanur and dr Muhammad Shafiq for ur hard work and dedication.