Who Votes? Part I

By Kimberly Perette If you don’t vote, don’t talk to me about the state of the union. You’ve forfeited your voice. Here are some facts. According to USA today on 10/30/20, 85 million people have already voted. There are more than 257 million people in the U.S. that are 18 or older and 240 million … Continue reading Who Votes? Part I

Do You Know What Part of Africa You’re from?

By Kimberly Perette...for Zach We were sitting around the table at a restaurant and a discussion of everyone’s 23andMe came up. “Dad always thought he was Swedish, but found he was part Italian,” Caprice said. I’m part this and that everyone declared, proud that they were this type of European or the other. They never … Continue reading Do You Know What Part of Africa You’re from?

There’s No Such Thing…

by Kimberly Perette “I’m fighting for my life here, Dan,” I yelled at my partner this morning.  The argument was about a chart that a friend of his sent to him showing the statistics of interracial violent crime.   “547,948 black on white, 112,365 black on hispanic, 59,778 white on black, 207,104 white on hispanic, … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing…

A Tesla Coil

When I touched your ear... ...with my tongue... There was the shock of a Tesla coil... Electricity went through me... Like the flowing of water Electricity beaming and connecting Hands outstretched as I stood in the middle Channeling energy Hands out stretched in the middle... And flowing.... I was like Tesla... ... on display to … Continue reading A Tesla Coil

Thank you

Thank you... ...for your kiss was like lightening Igniting a flame And it made me remember ....who I was ...and.... It reminded me that  I’m not in winter... That my passion is not barren And wanting more.

Voodoo-A KimP Presentation

https://docs.google.com/a/mills.edu/presentation/d/1ZWNUPEoMYsrIIZRb9hU-AQH7tPfxSRP3obAaevFDfYU/edit?usp=sharing

William Leidesdorff, Jr. – America’s first African American Millionaire

Leidesdorff Street in the heart of the financial district in downtown San Francisco is named for him.  

Ok, this is really fucked up!

This toy can listen to anything you say and send it back to a company in Massachusetts, who also has contracts with the government. Ummm....this is not cool, America. Why does it take Germany to be the first to ban this! Thanks Germany! Thanks World News Today who busted this out on Feb 9 2015! … Continue reading Ok, this is really fucked up!

As I watch this…

...I am reminded of how far we've come. Aretha is beautiful in her long mink coat, her hands are jeweled encrusted, she wears a beautiful diamond necklace. She is the epitome of an elegant lady. I am so proud of our people and our country, and when I write "people," I mean ALL people. Thanks … Continue reading As I watch this…

Symbols mean different things to different Americans. I think that’s the point here.