One steadfast, activist colleague of mine at the university promised to go with me no matter what; another begged me not to go, insisting that my presence wouldn’t affect what happened, and all I would do out there was freeze to death. I tried to explain to her that you don’t go to a vigilContinue reading
Hold up, did you just hear, did you just say, did you just see, did you just do that? Then the voice in your head silently tells you take your foot off your throat because just getting along shouldn’t be an ambition. claudia rankine
Doing as her friends do, she braved new behavior, feigned a grin—I couldn’t name it but I could spot it. Stop, my girl. If you’re hurting, cry. layli long soldier
The disclaimer is playful, I hope, but also deadly serious…
“I wanted to get all that darkness out of my system before I became a mother,” Youn says.