There is only so much denial and revision a psyche can take, whether it’s a person’s psyche or the collective psyche of a nation.
But teenage life includes overdramatic death drops into lust disguised as love.
Increase accountability from the yacht-racing CEOs of the world or turn your water to poisoned sludge.
for Aiyana Jones, for Abeer Qassim
for little girls everywhere who don’t know
Is the legacy of the Hottentot Venus among those layers of skin?
When the system goes after a celebrated white male artist, the gloves come off.
Women just have to
Take care of their needs—
Gibbs did not even try to defend Van Jones in his capacity as an adviser to the President.
We are as “have hair; will travel (whether you like it or not)” as anybody else.
Obama’s victory does not translate well into a Golden Age because it’s an open secret that people of color, including African-Americans, will suffer horribly during this economic blight, for example.