African and Choctaw roots. Raised in South Central, Los Angeles, in the heat of jazz and the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. Daughter to Lodie Mae Cherry and John King, the middle child of eight siblings. Mother of Ernest Cherriokee, two grand children, and one great grand daughter, and wife to Barbara E. Riley, coparenting Bodhi, our Yorkie!
Heart Activist; Enneagram - 8; MBTI - INTJ; Numerology - 5; Orisha Guidance - Obatala & Ochun; Animal Totems - Elk, Hawk & Owl; Pronouns - She/Her/They