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I’m Not a Perfect Abolitionist, and I’m Okay With That

I believe in prison abolition. I am not a perfect abolitionist. I believe that it is not only ideal but essential to our survival as Black people that we defund police, close prisons, and implement practices within our communities that are divorced from carceral systems. And while I am still struggling with what that entails,Continue reading “I’m Not a Perfect Abolitionist, and I’m Okay With That”

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You Do Not Love Black Women

You may have heard me say this before.

I’m sure you’ll hear me say it again.

I intend to keep saying it as often and as loudly as necessary until the skies open up and the ancestors send for me, or until I feel a shift in the weight of your words. Yes, you. I’m talking about you and I want you specifically and especially to hear me: the way I see you “loving” Black women do not be moving me.

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July 3, 2020

We Are Failing Black Boys

The dictionary defines coddling as “treat in an indulgent or overprotective way.”

So, to say black boys are being coddled is to say that we are protecting them somehow. Yet black boys/men experience:

So what exactly are we protecting them from?

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July 12, 2019

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