An Open Letter to Straight, White, Cisgender Men

An Open Letter to Straight, White, Cisgender Men,   CC: Christians, the Able Bodied, etc. Hey, How you guys doing? I understand some of you are feeling some kinda way about that women’s only screening of Wonder Woman. Here’s the thing. Throughout our nation’s history, from the dawn of the republic to eleven seconds ago, […]

For Colored Ghostbusters Who Have Considered Grad School

Or, Bustin’ [Stereotypes] Makes Me Feel Good Let’s get a couple things straight: I have nothing against people with regular-ass jobs. Neither of my parents attended university. My mom was a nurse and my dad was a general contractor. I spent my formative years covered in drywall dust working alongside my dad. I love me […]

I’m Sick of This

  I’ve been crying all day. I don’t typically cry unless someone close to me has died, and I didn’t know Michael Brown. If I had to guess, I’d say the last time I cried over something not connected to me personally was in April of 1992, watching the LA riots on TV and smelling […]

We’ve Never Redefined Marriage… Except When We Did

“Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents. And but for the interference with his arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages. The fact that he separated the races shows that he did not intend for the races to mix.” –Justice Leon M. […]