A long essay about the confusion racism causes

“You’re not Christian? So do you believe in God?”

I can’t remember the exact words now, but I remember the shock of such a bold inquiry, an invasive question into my private curiosities and spiritual quests. We just met each other. She…

It’s Valentine’s Day and he had just come home from his winter trip the previous night. I came back a month prior from my trip. We would see our separate families in winter each year. So had his city studio apartment to myself for a while, which meant time to…

By Brittney M. Walker

I admit it’s been a while since sharing any stories. I suppose I was processing… Or procrastinating.

Over the summer I flew back home to visit with family for a bit. Seeing my mom and siblings and a few other relatives and friends was good. It…

By Brittney M. Walker

The photo has nothing to do with this time in my life…. I think though it depicts how I was feeling during this time … hehehe

Newly freed of relationship obligations and shed of any judgment, I am excited to try new men. Issa Ray’s latest season of “Insecure” was airing simultaneously and I was eating up all the drama on “Being Mary Jane.” Coincidence? Meh…

I have a lover, a friend…

By Brittney M. Walker

He or she would be 10 years old, probably now. My life would have been completely different and so would his. Maybe we would have been married, living in California. Maybe we would be living internationally, together, raising our child. …

By Brittney M. Walker

The deacons are passing around Communion cups, the prepackaged ones with the non-alcoholic wine shots and Styrofoam crackers attached to the top protected with a cellophane wrapping. I am sweating a little in my armpits, nervous about what she’ll say when she notices that I don’t…

By Brittney M. Walker

For those of you with burning questions or left with some holes from the story (join the club), I’ve compiled a little list of facts to help out a bit. This is also for you judgy ass mofos who made assumptions and doled out your ‘advice’…

Brittney Monique Walker

A storyteller and a homie

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