Daddy’s Little Girl

As told to Yewande Austin /// Pretty girl is what they always call me. A badge of honor for most girls on the covers of magazines, but for me it stings, “Pretty girl. Hey, pretty girl. She’s such a pretty girl.” ‘Cause what they don’t know, can’t know, don’t wanna know is that’s what he […]

A Matter of Trust

As told to Desmonique and Ravane and performed by Little Debbie Youth from Playmaking for Girls CHARACTERS: QUEEN TRUTH TERESA CHRISTOPHER   SCENE 1-      A New York City street by the bus station. QUEEN is walking with her suitcase when TRUTH pulls up beside her in a nice car.   TRUTH:         Hey, Beautiful. You look […]

Souls for Sale

As told to Soul Scribe the Poet /// When do little girls learn about the power between their legs? Is it when their sibling’s bellies are swollen and need to be fed? Urban communities breed neglected little boys and girls, leaving them hopeless. No hope for a better tomorrow. Beautiful children’s eyes filled with so […]

Remain Me | Rose’s Story

As told to Chaquis Maliq My song “Remain Me” speaks about my mind and its fantasy. It doesn’t speak in depth of any particular pain, but expresses how my decision to block damages of my past from keeping me from my true self. My therapy was within me and has always been; therefore I’m fine […]


As told to Alphonso “A’Qen-Aten” Jackson /// P . . . I . . . M . . . P . . . Profitability . . . In . . . Marketing . . . People . . . Yeah, that’s me . . . Or, maybe . . . I should say was, ’cause […]