Author Archives: Dr. Joy

About Dr. Joy

I am a life lover...I teach. I read. I write. I love. I pray. I eat. I dream.

Wound Theory: Co-liberatory Conversations

This week has been filled with so many gifts, daily benefits of Courageous Confrontational Conversations That were seeking not to save but to liberate…me…perhaps. When things hurt, and we are wounded, it is our questions (I think) that promote healing … Continue reading

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Today’s Anger

Originally posted on Aztec Promises:
Today is July 10, 2019. I’ve just returned from a national conference that empowered nearly 8000 very specific public service professionals to continue their diligence to take on the world. I represented those who sent…

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Faith is a float

What is it about me that I will jump into deep waters with only mediocre skills? What insurance have I ever had that I would not drown? Why? Started January, 2019. Not finished (or maybe it is). Released on the … Continue reading

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Why we need HERITAGE MONTHS…

The sacrifice of self Done to be an American Is one that can only be born(e) by the one who carries tears Of joy when others SEE you In January…not yet, I guess winter is too long… In February, being … Continue reading

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Expressions

I Love Black Men (male & female) Who Express and dont Their Joys & Pains Realities & Dreams Freely Like Milk and Honey Pregnant With the Possibilities of New Language For OLD IDEAS Like Love and joy and pain and … Continue reading

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The Real Roots of ‘Black Capitalism’

Originally posted on Not In Our Town Princeton:
Professor of Law Mehrsa Baradaran explains how Richard Nixon [President of the United States from 1969 to 1974] ignored “meaningful economic reforms proposed by black activists” for housing integration, reparations or both,…

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What I would’ve said…

If I had applied… my self to that thing that I want, but not really,…

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