Kamala Harris’s intersectionality—as a woman of mixed race and culture, in a mixed-raced, blended married—signals something important to us today: That Black people are a growing part of a larger community; interconnected to broader cultures, religions and ideas that will shape this country for generations to come.
Author: Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn
Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, a Los Angeles-based journalist and author, is currently writing stories for a forthcoming collection chronicling life, love, and rediscovery during menopause. Her website is www.janicelittlejohn.com.
Resistance, Persistence and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Juneteenth Meditation
“Joy doesn’t always come easy, but I owe it to myself, and those who came before me to continue to be mindful of my blessings, and my privileges. It is in remembering these joys I have today that will help me make it through the fight for the battles that come tomorrow.”
“I’m now 52, and I see the gift of my gray hair having been more empowering than any container of Le Conte: that owning one’s self is not simply noble, or fiercely courageous—but beautiful.”