From the Edge of the Earth

I was at the coast all of last week. It was amazing and I was reminded why I do what I do. This coming December is a big month for me. It will mark 5 years since I Jomo and I accidentally started JORE Consulting. Some of you may not have heard that story…but the…

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Willing

Relief. In its many forms. I watched, listened, and smelled the first rain – hoping it’s enough to extinguish some of the fires. Jomo had set up a daily backup of our website (oh, how he keeps loving me from afar) so when it went down last week my sister knowingly took the reins from…

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Beyond Anti_________

It was the rhythm that first caught my attention. drerp, drerp, drerp. [pause] drerp, drerp, drerp. [pause] drerp, drerp, drerp. I turned and became caught up in watching my cat drink from his water bowl. After every few licks, he would pause. Still completely in a ready-to-drink posture. Chin just above the water. I imagined…

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What If I’m Wrong?

It happened in two different sessions this week. Both questions could be summed up as… “But Rebecca, what if you’re wrong about that?” The truth? It’s pretty likely that I am. In this little corner of the world, I see no evidence that I have found a sure method of abolishing the system of racism.…

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To All Who Labor

You are the life bearers. Dreamers. Architects. Gatherers. Teachers. Organizers. Leaders. The substance of your yearning. Swollen within you. You endure pain. Crying out even when no one hears. You carry the weight of vision. And the burden of explanation. You accept the loneliness. No one can labor for you. You gather your midwives. Strength,…

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On Remembering

Today marks 9 months since my partner and Co-founder of JORE Consulting, Jomo D.M. Greenidge, transitioned to ancestor. For those of you who never had the opportunity to meet him – here’s one way we are remembering him.   Jomo poured himself out. He gave. And gave until he could give no more. The night…

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