“Black on Black crime”

I am tired of the phrase “Black on Black crime” being thrown around on social media every time there is a conversation surrounding state violence. The term seems to be used most often in order to silence Black people when talking about issues with police being that as soon as we mention an instance of…

The Black Vote?

The “lesser of two evils” trope is one which allows the continued maltreatment of Black people in this nation. The idea that it is best to choose the candidate who is less, but still likely to participate in microagressive banter and oppressive practices is one which does us a disservice no matter how you attempt…


This is for the Black women who have been victims of police brutality; the ones who never saw the front page of a newspaper and who weren’t deemed worthy of a headline.


This was going to be a twitter thread. #JusticeforAhmaud

My Encounters with Black Love

My 11th grade English teacher once posed to me the question: what is love? Pondering on this, I realized that it is an idea so abstract, that one definition is not enough. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 claims that “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It…