After a year marked by a racial awakening, decades of movies about slavery, and White privilege on display at the Capitol this week, I welcome the escapism. Continue reading Bridgerton is a Welcome Respite From Racial Trauma
I received the following question in my DM: “[…] I personally don’t post much on social media, and I don’t like publicly sharing my opinions or thoughts. […] I was wondering how I can be an ally without sharing or posting stuff online. What else could I do, in your opinion?” I don’t consider myself … Continue reading On Quiet Allyship
Introvert that I am, I was made for this. I had an employer who continued to pay me as I worked from home. I had Wi-Fi. I have no children. A friend shared his Netflix password. I was #blessed.
Anxiety soon descended. Continue reading “Alone” — My Piece for the New York Times
With little effort, you too can make a racist. Makes 2 to 4 million servings (and then some, with leftovers for sharing) (Originally published on Medium) Ever since I was a little Black girl, I have been warmly embraced by racism. I fondly remember, as a kindergartener, sneaking into the kindergarten room next door with … Continue reading Recipe for Making a Racist