Accident of Birth

My Grandma left her home in the rural South in the early 1950s. Grandma was part of the flood of Black Mississippians’ who poured North during the Great Migration. She initially settled in Illinois, where she met a fellow Mississippi migrant named Willie. Grandma and Willie would have three children, two girls, and one boy. […]

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Letter to A Divided Nation

First, to the right-wingers: I would like to extend a sincere, hearty congratulations to you! Please do not mistake my congratulations for supporting your platform and what you stand for. But, from a purely tactical perspective? ¬†You did the damn thing, and I must give you your due. You did it. You overturned Roe v […]

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