To Be Young, Pregnant, Black and Dismissed

To be young, pregnant, Black and dismissed. @MissLori

Serena Williams is not the only one.

I’m flying out to Vermont this week to care for my eldest before, during and after his ACL surgery at the University Hospital. He is 19, cooked and done, but since his birth I have learned that you are never too old, too young, or too pregnant to need a medical advocate…especially if you are a person of color. [Read more…]

Miss Lori’s 10th Anniversary WTTW PBS Kids Chicago Concert Tour

10th Anniversary WTTW #MissLoriConcert Tour

On May 31, 2008, in the parking lot of a Chicago suburban grocery store, a phenomenon was born, The Great Food Fan Van #MissLoriConcert Tour. [Read more…]

Miss Lori and Santa Together Again at Ford City Mall

Miss Lori and Santa together again #MissLoriConcert

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right to Ford City Mall in Chicago! [Read more…]

Malia Obama Safest Daughter at Lollapalooza

First Family at Yosemite National Park #regram @MichelleObamaAll weekend I have seen articles and social posts complaining that Malia Obama skipped the Democratic National Convention to go to Lollapalooza. “Doesn’t she take seriously her role as a First Daughter?” Never mind that her family has never wanted her or her sister to be forced into political roles. The President and First Lady have painstakingly worked to make sure that the First Daughters were, first and foremost, kids; free to grow and develop as naturally as one can living in a fishbowl. [Read more…]

My Millennial Son Adopts New Message, We Are Stronger TOGETHER

Stronger Together#FeelTheBern Now #ImWithHer @MissLori

Back before the Primaries my first time voting son, Skyler Nash, was “Feeling the Bern” and wanted me to feel it too. Now he’s Berning up for a different reason. [Read more…]