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black lives matter

  • habit shift: protect each other.

    I’ve been thinking relentlessly, maybe obsessively, about the concept of protection; questioning who gets protected, what gets protected, and especially who folks rely on to do the protecting for them? Police? Policy? What’s protection…

    June 17, 2020 15 Comments
  • tiny garden: harvest.

    This weekend I harvested the shoots from the microgreens that I planted three weeks ago; tiny seeds sown in a windowsill garden when George Floyd could still breathe. I was more patient with these…

    June 8, 2020 7 Comments
  • black lives matter.

    In the midst of a global pandemic that has disproportionately impacted people of color and Black people in particular, protests of police brutality across the country are being met by still more state-sanctioned intimidation…

    June 3, 2020 7 Comments
  • habit shift: listen to black women.

    I’ve spent a lot of time worrying about how to go about writing this post. But the points that I need to make are really absurdly simple: + White women benefit from, and uphold,…

    October 31, 2018 79 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    February puddles from a moment I took just for myself. And this: “‘For Ahkeem,’ along with ‘Quest,’ and ‘Step,’ reminds white audiences that it is not enough to agree that black lives matter, but…

    February 12, 2018 11 Comments