This is not a legal issue. It’s a humanitarian one.Read More
I step onto my parents’ porch in the shade of a maple tree fertilized by the bodies of thousands. I lied about what laid them under.Read More
I keep trying to think of reasons why these words shouldn't sound like a warning. I can't think of any.Read More
Shallow critical reception can’t rob work of its value and French’s evaluation of “radical black voices” themselves is shallow.Read More
The parallels make the double standard impossible to ignore, but regardless of our definition of terrorism, there is a more toxic double standard that runs deeper in our political conversations.Read More
That’s something we need to reckon with. Our standard for what behavior counts as normal is f****d up.Read More
We live in a country that exalts the individual – individual liberty, economic agency, self-determination – over all else, but only up to the point at which it becomes inconvenient.Read More
From the time I first left my parents arms for the day, I have known that the best way to avoid a shooter in a hallway is to zig zag from one doorway to the next, alternating sides of the hall. To know that is sad. To have learned that before my tenth birthday is existentially depressing.Read More
God gave Noah the rainbow sign.
No more water, the fire next time.