I Am Very Proud That My Wife Is White: Says Black Man Hubert Davis

So my daughter’s college, UNC-Chapel Hill, made history this month. Long-time head basketball coach Roy Williams retired, and Hubert Davis was selected as the University’s new head coach. This decision was historic because Hubert Davis is the 1st African-American head basketball coach in UNC’s 232-year history. It took a university that heavily recruits African-American youngContinue reading “I Am Very Proud That My Wife Is White: Says Black Man Hubert Davis”

Oh How I Long To Wander: A Trip Down Memory Lane

I am a wanderer. I am always up for a new adventure, a unique opportunity to explore, a new chance to learn, and a new chance to see. I am longing for those days of exploration. So much so that my smartphone could feel it. These smartphones are a little scary sometimes! When I wokeContinue reading “Oh How I Long To Wander: A Trip Down Memory Lane”

Montgomery, Alabama: Tonza’s Travel Adventures

In my recent column for the Bertie Ledger-Advance, I wrote about my travels to Montgomery, Alabama, to visit The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, and, The National Memorial for Peace and Justice. This was such an inspiring trip that I decided to share my journey with you. As an African-American woman and mother,Continue reading “Montgomery, Alabama: Tonza’s Travel Adventures”

NOLA! NOLA! – “Mecation” adventures

As I boarded the plane to begin my trip to NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana) I was so excited. I was going to spend the next several days doing exactly what I wanted, when I wanted, how I wanted. Some of my family and friends questioned whether or not I had gone off the deep endContinue reading “NOLA! NOLA! – “Mecation” adventures”