arica asu 2“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. ” – Audre Lordeprince symbol


Welcome to my website! Here you will find everything you need to know about my professional life as a scholar and public speaker.  The links at the top of the site provide biographical, research, publishing ,  public speaking information and breaking news.  Be sure to read my statement/cautionary tale on my experience with reporter Sally Jacobs/NPR Boston; and do check out my Self Care Page for advice on how to avoid burn out as you pursue your professional goals.

Also, check out my latest online publications from Time Magazine, History News Network, and other publishers on current issues below under Recent Post. Please do not send comments about my public post to me via email ; they will be automatically deleted.  There is space provided for public comment  beneath the post. I will see your comment and respond to you in that forum.

If you would like to become a part of my network, visit me on Linkedin.com. You can also  like me on Face Book by visiting my Author’s Page or my page Dear Black People. See the links below the fold.

If you wish to book me for a speaking engagement or interview, click Contact Me at the top of the page and leave your message.  I will contact you as promptly  as I can (I am so sorry, but I am not available to serve on graduate student committees at the time). Thank you for visiting my site. Enjoy!