Most people understand basic intelligence, which is an ability to learn, apply knowledge, and solve problems. But in our world today, there is a need for a different type of intelligence: emotional intelligence.
When we look back on year 2020, we may recall it as the year when it all changed. The year of the pandemic; a financial crisis; and the summer of racial reckoning and protests that amplified and centered Black voices in their cry against injustice.
She sings of black eyes, broken bones, bruised lips, swollen cheeks, stiff backs, and crippled fingers... She sings of stolen identities, erased histories, sold virginities, of a disappeared child’s cry, and of fake smiles, telling lily-white lies.