Get Out

she thought there was nothing wrong with saying that they wanted our strength that the white brain is better on a black body ashamed of the dry fruit loops separated from the glass of milk stuck in a sunken place of denials the color of mud country roads of bidding disaster. we fall into cracks... Continue Reading →

Don’t be Afraid to Read

I stand for the black poets and writers who won’t make it beyond their black identity. I stand for finding lost grandmothers. When I read Zora Neal Hurston for the first time I was filled with light. I saw the planet through old eyes. I found a black voice that made me want to claim... Continue Reading →

Pepsi Campaign 

 Cola and caffeine are political— as they bottle blackness that will not be contained  red circles, white stripes and blue jeans on long legs starting riots— cans of cool dew   camera on, carry on, tv. sold as, they bottle blackness that will  not be contained.  using the white girl as a symbol of peace... Continue Reading →

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