Say my name

I compiled this list because sometimes I get complacent. Because even though I actively choose not to live in fear, the people on this list remind me that I cannot be so naïve. Because even if I remain aware, the next time a name is added (and I pray one isn't added) that I'm not … Continue reading Say my name

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These are my confessions (July, Part 3)

Hello friends! It's that time of the week again where I share what's been weighing heavy on my heart. And this time around, along with my 'confessions', I thought I would share a little bit about who I am as well. It dawned on me today while I was at work that I haven't really … Continue reading These are my confessions (July, Part 3)

You Can’t Sit With Us: The Mandate and Enforcement of Respectability Politics

I'm starting to notice a theme here....and I'm not talking about the titles of my post. I've always been a slightly awkward person, and a residual side effect is that sometimes I tend to watch how other people interact versus actually interacting with them. Almost like a little alien keeping a journal on human socialization … Continue reading You Can’t Sit With Us: The Mandate and Enforcement of Respectability Politics