A Poem



A Self-Love Journey

“u” represents the voice inside that breaks you down. “i” represents the voice inside that builds you up. (Artwork by Vernon Meekins)


A New Year’s Resolution

Children’s Imagination, a painting by Sherri’s — Of Palm Springs


A Meditation on Phone Addiction and Social Validation

Pawel Kuczynski, “Islands”


An Open Letter to Kanye West

Selma to Montgomery March, Alabama, 1965 / Photo by James H. Karales, “Road to Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement 1958–1968, and Beyond,” The Bronx Museum of the Arts at The New School


What Black Panther Means To Me

Kwaku Alston/©Marvel Studios 2018

I got, I got, I got, I got —
Loyalty, got royalty inside my DNA

- Kendrick Lamar

The story of black people does not begin with slavery. It does not begin with those images of war and starvation and disease that so often flash across our television screens.


Why I Love Kendrick Lamar and Game of Thrones

Kendrick Lamar performing at the 2015 BET Awards. (Christopher Polk/BET)


A Haiku

South LA, I love,

Beauty, below and above,

Black, Brown fly like doves.

On April 29, 1992, the intersection of Florence and Normandie became the center of a rebellion that would change this city forever. (Getty Images | Warrick Page)


Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images

Dennis Ojogho

Lawyer in the Making | Writer | dennisojogho.com| Author of Frederick Douglass and the John Brown Scouts https://www.amazon.com/dp/1985289326

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