I’m Tired of “Acting Right in Front of These White People”.

I've been sitting on this piece for a while. I've been trying to eloquently unpack my feelings about the ways in which society forces respectability politics on dead black bodies. I've been trying to find a method of unpacking this that would be soft and sweet and would not make anyone uncomfortable. Amidst those attempts …

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An Open Letter to the White People Commemorating Dr. King.

On this day, every single year, I always see you. I see you post pieces about the transformative work of Dr. King and how others can best honor his legacy, even though all you've ever done is post 3 quotes of his a year. 2 today. 1 in a tirade about how today's activists are a disappointment to Dr. King. I …