I wonder what Jalijah is up to now.
I met her a little more than a year ago at Vicente D’Oro barbershop in Dorchester, and from what I saw, her 18-year-old life appeared to be changing fast, pulsing with uncertainty and promise.
Is she still at Salem State? How was her summer? Did she dance? Does she still work at the movie theatre and get her hairstyle “lined out” at the barbershop on Saturday night?
Most importantly, what’s the state of her dreams? Continue reading →
The next post is coming momentarily, but I just want to take this time to make a deep THANK YOU to all those who have begun following this blog in the past few months. I appreciate your support and please, if you have it, feedback in the form of comments! You encourage me to keep writing, which which I hope to continue, no matter how busy I get with whatever life throws my way. Lots of love and gratitude from me to you!