**Love**

**Love**

Every year, I look forward to February for so many reasons. First, it’s my birth month. Next, it’s Black History month where Black American history is researched, discussed, and challenged. Then, there is Valentine’s Day, the Super Bowl of love

Our Lives Matter

Our Lives Matter

When the Black Lives Matter movement began to dominate the headlines, I saw an image I would never forget. There was a photo of an armed police officer, or military personnel with his gun—more like an AK-47—pointing at a shirtless