Nothing terrible happens to you because of your race. No racial-violence, bigotry, oppression and fuckery is a result of someone else’s–be it system, culture, state, bae or boss–racial/power anxiety and need…
Many may think, the liberation of the black man means the oppression of others.
But how can we give the world love
When the world don’t love us?
And we need to check each other for those times when we live foul.
Because a black dead-beat dad
Was once a broken black child.
Whose wounds are still fresh no matter how well dressed
Blessed is the king who wears the crown.
This piece is an excerpt from my book Godless Circumcisions: A Recollecting & Re-membering of Blackness, Queerness and Floes of Survivance, available on Amazon/Kindle. It never made much sense to…
She couldn’t get over the “u” and couldn’t get her tongue in gear to roll over the “r”. Moreeseeoh. That’s how my name came out of her mouth and it…
This year I promised myself I’d drink less, work out/write more and become a increasingly social. So far, all of these things have come to fruition, with varying results, depending…
There is something happening within me. I cannot explain it fully but I’m beginning to map the contours. There is a realigning of my self. My blackness, queerness, mascfemininities, class…