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This Is Us

On anti-Asian hate, allyship, and protecting our moms and dads

Photo: Flickr/mrhayata


Living between my Nigerian and African-American identities


Past Is Prologue

Hundreds of years from now, how will the story of this time in the United States be told?

Photo: ksunderman/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)


This Is Us

Black stories are most rewarded when they center blackness — which, in a certain sense, is to center whiteness

Black and white photo of the author and her son posing on a street.
The author and her son


This Is Us

The pursuit of a PhD from my urban vantage point

A dark-skinned person with dreads dipping backward while dancing.
Illustration: Niege Borges


A weeklong look at the scariest night of the year


This Is Us

There comes a time when we can’t look the other way

A white person, looking off to the right, standing next to a Black person who’s looking at the camera.
Photo: Force Majeure via Unsplash


Express Yourself

You have nothing to prove. Sometimes, the best thing to do is walk away.

Closeup of a Black woman’s eye, with light shining in a strip where her eyes is. Rest of face obscured by shadow.
Photo: Natalie Magee/EyeEm/Getty Images


This Is Us

Fear won, and I can no longer afford to hold onto my anti-gun ideals

Handgun on wooden table with 7 bullets.
Photo: Brett Hondow/Pixabay


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Human Parts

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